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Vanessa Heller

Oak Park Unified
Humanties Teacher, Inquiry and Gifted Education Trainer
Ventura/LA Counties
Vanessa Heller is a GATE certified educator in her 21st year of teaching. She is a humanities teacher and the ELA Dept. Chair for the district’s middle school. On a district level, Vanessa serves as Director of the Oak Park Inquiry Institute, Peer Coach, and Tech Innovator, helping colleagues incorporate technology into their pedagogical practices. She regularly presents on best practices in gifted education and inquiry throughout California. In her spare time, Vanessa is a dance and band mom to two teenage daughters and is never far from a good edu-read or a twitter chat.

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