Heather Evans, M.A., Ed.S.

Sr. Educational Specialist, Counseling and Special Education

Heather Evans, M.A., Ed.S.


  • M.A. In Practical Theology and Human Services Counseling from Regent University
  • Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Old Dominion University


Heather Evans came to the School of Education’s Counseling and Special Education Department in September of 2022 after working in K-12 education as teacher, assistant principal and principal for most of her 20 year educational career.  Heather has extensive experience in education including higher ed, K-12 and alternative education.

She is a life-long learner who believes that all students deserve an education that is engaging, purposeful and that inspires personal as well as professional growth. She aims to bring an open mind, a positive attitude, and high expectations to her role each day as she supports department initiatives.

“I believe that I owe it to my colleagues, as well as the VCU community, to bring consistency, diligence, and warmth to my job in the hope that I can ultimately inspire and encourage such traits in others as well."

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