Jacqueline Heller

Jacqueline Heller

Jacqueline Heller focuses on building capacity and collective efficacy with teachers, to ensure all students learn at high levels. As a literacy teacher and coach at Mason Crest Elementary, she helped the school become the first National Model Professional Learning Community to receive the DuFour Award.

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Jacqueline Heller

Jacqueline Heller focuses on building capacity and collective efficacy with teachers, to ensure all students learn at high levels. As a literacy teacher and coach at Mason Crest Elementary, she helped the school become the first National Model Professional Learning Community to receive the DuFour Award.

She has extensive experience collaborating around data-driven instruction, spending most of her 25-year career working with, and learning from, diverse language learners and students living in poverty in Title I schools.

Jacqueline coauthored a book on the PLC process in early childhood and has been published in the Journal of Literacy Research. She has presented at the state and international level and been a part of the leadership team at two national model professional learning community schools in Fairfax County, Virginia.

She received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Virginia, a master of education degree from George Mason University, and is currently pursuing a PhD in education with an emphasis in literacy and change management.

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Presentation titles by Jacqueline Heller

  • Courageous Collaboration for Deeper Differentiation
  • Using Assessments to Foster Goal-Directed Readers and Learners
  • Partnering Content, Learning, and Behavior Supports in an RTI Framework
  • Collective Commitments Drive Instruction: Focus on School Culture to Improve Student Learning
  • They’re All Our Kids: Co-Teaching and Collaborating across Classrooms