Curriculum Vitae

Roberta Heembrock

 Curriculum Vitae


Summary of Qualifications

Experienced teacher and emerging writer with strong leadership, highly effective communication, and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.  Have extensive knowledge and success in the following areas:

Dedicated, diligent, creative and cooperative

Selective Achievements

Professional Experience:

2008 - Present Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Ltd, book contract
2008 – Present Alex Ferguson Elementary School, Year 5/6 Generalist
2004 - Present Chinook College Instructor/ Tutor/ Substitute Teacher
1999 - 2004 Retired Teacher/Stay at home mom/ Book Writing (fiction and non-fiction)
1996 - 1999 Altadore Elementary, Calgary, Classroom Teacher, Year 3 Generalist
1990 - 1996 Annie Foote Elementary, Calgary, Classroom teacher, Year 3, 4 and 5 Generalist
1985 - 1990 Dr. Gordon Townsend School, Calgary, Special Education teacher, Learning Disabled and Physically Challenged
1982 - 1985 Starland School Division, Drumheller, Itinerant/Resource Special Education Teacher, EMH, TMH, LD and Gifted


1988 - Graduate Courses: Curriculum; University of Calgary
1981 - Bachelor of Education, Special Education; Acadia University
1980 - Bachelor of Arts, Sociology; Acadia University

Memberships and Affiliations:

Professional and Personal Interests:

Writing, childhood disease and illness research, student learning, curriculum, reading, hiking, biking, running, karate, quilting, rug hooking

 Published Books:

January 2008  - Book contract with Rowman and Littlefield; Why Kids Can’t Spell: A Practical Guide to the Missing Componant in LanguageProficiency
1997 - Assisted with the writing of the problem solving component of the Canadian Western Protocol for Mathematics
1985 - Assisted in the writing of a provincial curriculum for independent living for the disabled with the Calgary Action Group for the Disabled.

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