AUNE ES Doctoral Student Named Head of School
Michelle Heaton, a doctoral student in AUNE’s Environmental Studies dept, has been named the next Head of School at Teton Valley Community School. Michelle’s award-winning action research project on boys as global citizens was published in 2016, and she brings TVCS 18 years’ experience as a teacher and administrator in New England schools, as well as experience as an Executive Director of a farm-based education program.
In the Teton Science Schools newsletter, Chris Agnew, Executive Director of the Teton Science Schools wrote, “Michelle is uniquely positioned to lead TVCS in the coming years. An innovative educator, Michelle is committed to teaching and learning that promotes agency, social justice, and sense of place.”