Heather has been teaching English to speakers of other languages since 2004. After earning her MA TESOL from Portland State University, she taught at various colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad before coming to SPSCC in 2013. Heather studied Linguistics as an undergraduate and loves learning about different languages and cultures. She enjoys teaching the wonderful students in the ESL and Intensive English programs. She lives in Olympia with her wife Sara Gettys, who also works at SPSCC.