Heather Deneka

Heather Deneka has been an early years educator for 18 years and is currently teaching in a multi-age classroom at Beausejour Early Years School. Heather’s experience includes 5 years of teaching on Manitoba First Nation Reserves, as well as teaching Reading Recovery and working as a resource and special needs teacher. She has recently received her TESOL Certificate. Heather has served her school as team leader in the areas of Math, Literacy and most recently Social Justice. Heather’s past teaching experiences and education have given her a unique perspective on the learning behaviors and needs of young children. She strives to keep current and applies “best practices” through professional reading and collaboration with colleagues. Heather is a strong advocate for inclusion and believes that a multi-age classroom is an ideal setting for children of all abilities to reach their potential.