Heidi Connell graduated with her Bachelor's in Art and Design, as well as minored in Biology and Art History. Before working at Cascade Academy, Heidi taught language and interaction skills to groups of young adults, instructed youth and adults in various outdoor activities, and taught art to young children. Heidi has always loved discovering new things and places, and teaching has helped facilitate sharing that passion with others. She loves seeing the moments of connection when a new fact or skill is learned, or when someone learns something new about themselves or the people around them. In her spare time, you can often find Heidi paddleboarding, playing pickleball or tennis, looking for new birds to add to her life list, or just spending time with friends and family.