Heidi joined the Lake Area Technical College team in August 2018 as a Nursing instructor. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from SDSU, and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix with a focus on Nursing, Education, and Management. Heidi has been a nurse educator for the past 19 years with the University of South Dakota. She has taught in many different avenues including online, hybrid and blended programs, along with classroom instruction. Heidi has taught in all areas including medical-surgical, mental health, community, and pediatrics. She also worked at Prairie Lakes Hospital for eight years as a charge nurse, pediatric nurse, and a medical-surgical nurse. She is married and has four boys. In her free time, she enjoys attending her kids’ sporting activities, being outdoors, and hanging out with friends.