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Heather Francis


Implementation Specialist & Internship Coordinator

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As an Implementation Specialist, Heather Francis collaborates with educator teams to facilitate the application of UDL in the education field. With a background in educational neuroscience and special education, Heather is passionate about working with researchers and practitioners to create more inclusive learning environments for all students.

As Internship Coordinator, Heather co-manages the development and implementation of CAST’s internship program.

Heather enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling with her husband.


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Ed.M., Mind, Brain, and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
B.A., Special Education; History and Literature, Lesley University