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Bob Heimbaugh



Bob Heimbaugh
Bob Heimbaugh

Bob Heimbaugh has been an educator in Wyoming since 1988. He started his career as a special education teacher in a rural Wyoming School. In 1990 he was selected for a pilot principal cohort educational training program at the University of Wyoming, completing his masters in Educational Leadership in 1991. In 1991 he became a Special Education Director for a small rural district in Wyoming, and in 1994, he started his career as a K-12 principal. Since 1994, he has been a K-12 principal, a high school principal, a K-8 principal and a K-5 principal. Since 2009 he has been serving as the district special education director in Sheridan, Wyoming.

 

As a building principal, he and his staff implemented a tiered model of support, moving his school from 50% of students at grade level to 85% at all grade levels, K-5. He is currently involved with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) as they move to support other principals in the implementation of RTI.

 

Mr. Heimbaugh was involved in the Iliad program, a national community of practice supported by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education beginning in 1999. He has been a state president and state representative at the national level for the Wyoming Association of Elementary School Principals and he is a certified mentor for the National Association of Elementary School Principals Association. He currently serves on the Wyoming Department of Education RtI Implementation committee, serves as a mentor for the RtI Action Leadership Group, while continuing to do work in the field of education with the National Association of Elementary School Principals Organization.




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