Leadership & Staff

Heather Sommers, MA

Site Coordinator

Heather Sommers, a certified Learning Specialist with a master’s in special education joined Reading Power in January 2022 as a Site Coordinator. Recognized for collaborating with students, parents, and faculty to foster student literacy growth, Heather has taught students in both public and private schools in addition to having a private practice tutoring students in grades K-5. A graduate of Denison University with a B.A. in English Literature and Masters in Learning and Instruction from the University of San Francisco, Heather taught for ten years at an independent school in Chicago where she built the student support program.  A passionate yogi and recent graduate of Yoga Teacher Training, Heather uses multi-sensory and evidence based practices to meet students where they are and empower them to reach their potential.