Heather Waitzman

Director of Student Services

Email: Heather Waitzman

I have been at Akiba-Schechter since:

2013.

Education/degrees:

B.A. in Speech Communication from Northeastern Illinois University
M.A.T., LBS1 from National Louis University

I like to teach because:

I like to share my knowledge and experience and love for learning with my students. I also like learning from my students.

My favorite part of teaching is:

Watching students learning new information independently and in groups, seeing the joy and sense of accomplishment when they achieve and succeed in their academics.

I became a teacher because:

I love seeing students learn, grow and realize their abilities in many different areas.

I'm known by my students for:

Being enthusiastic, caring, and interested in each individual student I teach.

When I'm not teaching, I

Like to spend time with my husband and children. We like to hang out at our lake house in Wisconsin. I also enjoy reading, drawing and traveling.