Heather Clifton is a professional learning consultant, offering services to schools, districts, municipal agencies, and non-profit organizations in various aspects of professional development and organizational reform. In addition, she provides executive coaching to school principals, assistant principals, and central office personnel. As a senior consultant for Learning Forward, she assisted in the development of the training modules for the Learning Forward Coaches Academy and has supported leadership development for instructional coaches and principals for more than a decade. She has facilitated the work of district executive leadership teams and school leadership teams and supports teams with conflict resolution and restorative conversations. Her professional experience in schools and districts includes positions as a teacher, an elementary school principal, and central office curriculum and staff development specialist. She is a past president of Learning Forward Colorado.