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Ms. Heather Niezgoda

Hello! My name is Heather Niezgoda. I am a second grade and Kindergarten dual language teacher at Highland Elementary school. I have been a teacher in Harnett County schools for fifteen years. August 2020 starts my 16th year teaching.  This is my sixth year teaching second grade. This is my first year teaching Kindergarten.  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 named 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 Bachelor 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 third year teaching at Highland Elementary.