Mrs. Heather Morrissette

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1st Grade Teacher

A NEW CHOICE IN EDUCATION

Mrs. Morrissette holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Reading and ESL. She had taught kindergarten and 1st grade in the Omaha Public School system for 13 years before coming to Legacy in 2022.

I chose Legacy because I love the idea of a school setting where one size does not fit all. I love teaching and watching the growth students show when learning and growing. The atmosphere Legacy offers will ensure all of my students’ needs will be met with success.

What is your education background?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a specialization in Early Childhood (UNO)
  • Master’s Degree in Reading and ESL (Concordia)

What is your work experience that relates to children?

I have worked in education for nearly 20 years. I have taught Pre-k and have been a director of a before and after school program. In the most recent 13 years, I have taught Kindergarten and First Grade for Omaha Public Schools.

What are your interests and hobbies?

My hobbies include traveling, reading, shopping, and spending time with my three dogs- Bentley, Simon, and Sadie.

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