Heather Brown

  • Lecturer

Heather Brown is a Lecturer for the Master of Arts in Teaching Licensure program at Mount Holyoke College. Heather is currently the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for East Longmeadow Public Schools in East Longmeadow, MA.

Brown has nearly twenty years of experience as an educator dedicated to providing equitable educational experiences for all children. Her previous experience includes: ELA Academic Coach/Interventionist at Birchland Park Middle School in East Longmeadow, 7th Grade Humanities Teacher at Young Achievers Science and Mathematics Pilot School in Boston, and high school English teacher at Ha:sañ Preparatory School, a bicultural, college-preparatory school founded for and by the Tohono O’odham Nation in Tucson, Arizona. Heather is a graduate of Cornell University where she earned her B.A. in English and the University of Arizona where she earned her M.A. in English Language & Linguistics.


● Brown, H. (2016) The Dog Can’t Eat This Homework: How Google Docs Can Help Students Own the Writing Process. The Leaflet, 113 (1), 23‐28.
● Brown, H. (2004). Walking into the Unknown: Inquiry‐Based Learning Transforms the English Classroom. English Journal, 94 (2), 43‐48.
● Brown, H. (2002). Response‐abilities: Molding Reading Instructions to Meet the Needs of Native American Students. Voices in the Village: Working Papers Plus, (4), 43‐59.


  • M.A., University of Arizona
  • B.A., Cornell University (English)