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Nancy Heapes

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Contact Info

Office Location: 
113 Lokey Education Building (East Wing)
Phone: 
541-346-0912
Director of Distributed Programs & Program Development
Education: 
BA, Music Education K-12, Adams State College, Colorado, 1979
MEd, Music Education K-12, University of Oregon, 1987
PhD, Educational Leadership, University of Oregon, 2007

Nancy Heapes, PhD has been a faculty member at the University of Oregon for 25 years. She directs the Doctorate of Education program and the Policy and Leadership Master's program and holds the rank of Senior Lecturer I. She also leads EMPL's virtual learning and innovative program development efforts. Over the past five years, she has developed an e-learning platform, along with structures and pedagogy for blended courses and web-based teaching best practices. Heapes is best known for her work in adaptive leadership, creating high-performance cultures, and crafting sustainable change initiatives. She currently teaches Leading Change, Educational Leadership, and Data-Based Decision-Making.