Whitney Heider (2nd Grade)

Whitney HeiderMrs. Whitney Heider grew up in Blairsville, Georgia, home to Georgia’s tallest peak! She has always envisioned teaching in smaller, more engaging classrooms like the ones we have here at Academy of Scholars.

A Georgia- certified teacher, Mrs. Heider is a graduate of Young Harris College, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood. While attending college, she excelled as the result of an outstanding work ethic and her passion for student advocacy. During her college career, she received an award for the Most Outstanding Early Childhood Teaching Candidate. After school, Whitney was deeply involved in her church’s youth group and led a class of 7 and 8 year olds through Bible study every Wednesday night.

Mrs. Heider’s teaching philosophy focuses on customizing educational goals by using positive reinforcement, a strong emphasis on faith in the classroom, and community involvement advocacy.