Heidi Larson is the Director of the SABES Communication Center, and a project director at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). Her work has included outreach and collaboration for REL Northeast and Islands; technical support for the Investing in Innovation (i3) and Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) programs; and social media and project support for the NSF grant Building Social Media (@SocialTechPro). This grant is studying the impact of best practice use of social media on college program enrollment. In addition, she and Harvard Graduate School of Education students have been exploring the potential of mobile devices for life-wide learning. Their projects have focused on the potential of Augmented Reality to engage students in history and on helping adult ESL students expand their learning beyond the classroom.
She has an M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Technology, Innovation, and Education, a Certificate in Web Technologies from WPI, and a B.A. from Colby College.