Heather Hirsch

Heather Hirsch

School Board Director

Term Expires December 2019

8303 Innsdale Ave. S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016


Heather Hirsch holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Women's Studies from St. Catherine University, and holds a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. She works at the Minnesota Department of Education, providing technical assistance to families and schools implementing the Safe and Supportive Schools Act. She currently serves on the board of Quality Education Services, which operates an intergenerational volunteer-based tutoring program that is proven to help children who aren't reading at grade level become great readers by the end of third grade. Heather is a 2003 graduate of Park High School and has one daughter who attends Hillside Elementary School. She is a volunteer at Hillside Elementary and for several school and district initiatives, as well as within the community.

2019 School Assignments:

  • Armstrong Elementary School
  • Hillside Elementary School
  • East Ridge High School
  • Woodbury High School

2019 Committee Assignments:

  • Community Education Advisory Committee (CEAC)
  • Personal Committee
  • Policy Review Committee
  • School Communicators
  • Youth Advisory Council (YAC) - Elementary