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Ms. Heather Niezgoda

Hello! My name is Heather Niezgoda. I am a second grade dual language teacher at Highland Elementary school. I have been a teacher in Harnett County schools for sixteen years. August 2021 starts my 17th year teaching.  This is my seventh year teaching second grade.  I have previously taught five years in fifth grade. I have previously taught five years in fourth grade. I grew up in a small town, Lockport, New York. I went to Starpoint Central school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. I went to D'Youville College, in Buffalo, New York for my Bachelor's Degree. I have a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education. I moved to North Carolina to start my teaching career in 2005. I taught at Boone Trail Elementary for thirteen years. This is my fourth year teaching at Highland Elementary.