Welcome, Rockstars, to our Reading Rockstars 2019 Literacy Conference!
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Kim Heckart

College Community Schools
Kim Heckart has focused on teaching in learning for the past 28 years. She graduated from Truman State University in 1990 with a BSE in Elementary Education. Later she received her Reading Endorsement from Iowa Wesleyan College and her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Viterbo University. She currently teaches third grade in the College Community School District in Cedar Rapids, IA. Kim is a board member of both the Iowa Council for Social Studies and the National Council for Social Studies. She was named Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year of both ICSS and NCSS and Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the year in 2007. She is actively involved with The Social Studies Leadership Team to create resources to align with the new Social Studies Standards in Iowa. Kim continues to strive to be a life-long learner and activist for her students through participation on leadership committees both locally and nationally.