- Associate Researcher, Research Collaboration
Dr. Elise Heger has worked in the field of education for the past 16 years. She has served as a classroom teacher, building administrator, and district administrator. Elise holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. She is a doctoral candidate at Southwestern College in Winfield, KS with an emphasis in Educational Leadership and a research focus in mathematical practices. Elise is married to Kirk Heger. They have a son, Wade and a daughter, Marlyn. Both children attend KU and in their free time, Kirk and Elise attend as many KU football and KU basketball games as possible.