Heidi B. Rogers, Ed.D. is the CEO of Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE), a nonprofit professional learning organization and the largest global training partner for Microsoft. After hours, you will catch her volunteering for a variety of organizations – locally, state-wide and nationally. For nearly 30 years, Heidi has been working together with community leaders in diverse areas to shape education and take measures to support educators – financially, professionally, and technically. Since 2002, Heidi has been the Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE), a leading educational non-profit organization with over 4,000 members. She was recently awarded the Idaho Business Review CEO of Influence for the state of Idaho. Nationally recognized for her leadership skills as well as her accomplishments in educational technology, in 2016 Rogers was highlighted as a “Hero in Education” by Microsoft. Heidi has served on Apple’s National K-12 Advisory Board and was honored as one of Apple’s first Distinguished Educators.
A well-known community leader and avid volunteer, Heidi is past president of six non-profit organizations including the Coeur d’Alene Rotary Club, Coeur d’Alene Rotary Foundation, the EXCEL Foundation, Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), NCCE, and the International Society of Technology Education (ISTE). She is also the current Chair of the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce.
Heidi has been a steadfast community event volunteer with a variety of local non-profit organizations including Kootenai Health Foundation Board, Idaho Community Foundation Board, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater, Coeur d’Alene Library Foundation Board, Coeur d’ Irish, the EXCEL Foundation, Hospice of North Idaho, and Wine, Women and Shoes.
Born and raised on a horse and cattle ranch in Oklahoma, Dr. Rogers received her Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Oklahoma State University with an emphasis in Information Communication and Educational Technology. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Secondary Education from Oklahoma State University.