Heather Seitz

Professor of Biology and Biotechnology
Johnson County Community College
For more than ten years, Dr. Heather Seitz has taught in the community college classroom. Dr. Seitz currently teaches in both traditional and online environments.  Her educational research focus is on assessment in online learning and engaging non-traditional students in an online classroom.  As a PULSE leadership fellow, Dr. Seitz has been involved in numerous projects to effect change in undergraduate life sciences education at the departmental level.  She has worked within a regional network framework to form communities of practice across institution types to improve life science education.  Finally, as a first-generation college student Dr. Seitz is always mindful of the impact educational interventions can have on student success.