Laura Heitritter Instructor in Education; Department Chair


M.Ed., University of Sioux Falls
B.A., Northwestern College

VPH 200

Professor Heitritter, whose master's degree is in reading, helps Northwestern students know how to assist children in this crucial skill area. She also has conducted research on what principals are looking for in new teachers. Before joining the NWC education department, Heitritter served as a language arts consultant for Area Education Agency Four and taught at public and Christian elementary schools.

EDU102 - Foundations of Education

(2 credits)This course provides philosophical, historical, social and economical foundational background for students considering the teaching profession.Note: This course includes a field experience. Students must earn a C- or better in order to fulfill program requirements for elementary licensure.