Heidi Hayes Jacobs
As Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute and President of Curriculum Designers, Inc., Dr. Jacobs is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of curriculum and instruction. She has served as an education consultant to schools nationally and internationally on issues and practices pertaining to: curriculum mapping, dynamic instruction, and 21st century strategic planning.
She has been interviewed and featured in the New York Times, Educational Leadership, and Child Magazine, NASSP’s High School and National Public Radio’s “Talk of the Nation” Broadcast. Dr. Jacobs has published curriculum materials with Prentice Hall, Milton-Bradley, the Electric Company, and Bowmar Publishing. ASCD has two video series focusing on Dr. Jacobs’ curriculum models. In addition, Video Journal of Education features a series on her work, including Aurora Awards platinum award-winning Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening across the Curriculum video series.
The fundamental backbone of her experience comes from her years as a teacher of high school, junior high school, and elementary children in Utah, Massachusetts, and New York.