Ms. Heckler has been teaching at Country Isles for 17 years and could never imagine teaching anywhere else. She loves that her job involves being able to make a difference in a child's life. According to Ms. Heckler, making a student smile and making them feel understood is at the utmost importance. She strives to push each of her students to their fullest potential since she believes that everyone can do what they set their mind to. As an involved mom of three children, Ms. Heckler makes sure her students feel secure and comfortable in the classroom and around the school. She believes that students should be taught in a comfortable and caring environment in order for them to successful.