Heidi B. Rogers, Ed.D. is the CEO and Executive Director of NCCE. With nearly 25 years of education experience, Dr. Rogers is known across the educational world as a relationship builder and advocate of building partnerships to reach mutually beneficial goals. She received her Doctorate of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Oklahoma State University with an emphasis in Information Communication and Educational Technology. Rogers also holds a Master of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Secondary Education.
For over 20 years Dr. Rogers has been instrumental in the design, planning, and implementation of technology integration into classroom and is often called upon to serve as an advisor and to participate on committees and task forces. She has international, national, regional, and statewide/local technology experience and has led a team that was awarded over $10 million in grants to provide professional development for educators in the Northwest.
In her role with NCCE, Rogers leads the largest education and technology conference in the Northwest and manages the year round professional development activities nationwide for the organization. She is concurrently on staff at the University of Idaho-Coeur d’Alene where she specializes in the development and direction of non-traditional outreach activities including workshops, conferences, and other educational events. Rogers is also involved in discovering opportunities for the University of Idaho, a land-grant institution, to exercise its service role in the community by building and fostering university-community partnerships and connecting with educators across the Northwest.
Dr. Rogers has extensive experience as a leader and active member of educational and non-profit organizations. In addition to her current leadership role with NCCE, she has served as president of four nonprofit organizations; International Society of Technology Education (ISTE), NCCE, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), and the EXCEL Foundation which provides grant funding to teachers for innovative classroom projects in the Coeur d’Alene School District. She has a broad involvement in community and civic organizations including Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Leadership Committee, Coeur d’Alene Library Foundation Board, Coeur d’Alene Rotary Club, Coeur d’Alene School District Technology Advisory Committee, Hospice of North Idaho and Idaho Community Foundation Panhandle Leadership Board, among others.