Heather DiGiovanni

Specialist: Playground and Nature Education

Heather recently received her Masters Degree in Applied Child Development from the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. As a graduate student, she interned at Mass Audubon’s Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary where she developed a curriculum to encourage free play in nature. Heather continues to work as an educator with Habitat&s outreach, camp, and scout programs. While at Tufts, Heather served as a research assistant with the Natural Playground Research Project where she was responsible for overseeing data collection, analysis and dissemination. Heather also was an assistant teacher at the Eliot-Pearson Children&s School as where she designed an outdoor curriculum for the natural playground. Heather holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mount Holyoke College.