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  • Kirsten Heintz

  • Title: Instructor of Speech Communication
  • Department: Languages and Communication, Dept. of
  • Office: CHARTS, Room 425
  • Education: M.Ed. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, M.A. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, B.A. University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Academic Bio:

    Kirsten Heintz joined UA-PTC in 2004 as a part-time speech instructor and became a full-time speech instructor in 2009.

    Kirsten received a Master of Education in Adult Education in 2000 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and a Master of Arts in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication in 1999 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and a Bachelor of Arts in 1992 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has also pursued her Doctorate in Higher Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

    Kirsten has been very involved in the following organizations: member of Southern States Communication Association (SSCA), former SSCA Executive Council Member, former SSCA 2-Year College Representative to NCA, former SSCA Community College Division Secretary, former National Communication Association (NCA) Legislative Assembly Member, former member, former board member and past president of the North Little Rock Junior League, former Baptist Health Systems Community Advisory Board member, UA-PTC Foundation volunteer, Phi Beta Lambda Judge for state conference, Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund mentor.

    In 2018, Kirsten received her ACUE certificate and has become very involved in the organization. She’s is the ACUE facilitator for UA-PTC, has published a jigsaw activity in a ACUE Moduel, served in 2019 as an editor, and in 2021 was asked to serve as a facilitator resource on the ACUE website.

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  • Certifications:
    Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) - ACUE prepares, credentials, and supports faculty to teach with research-based best practices that improve student achievement and close equity gaps. ACUE Microcredential Promoting Active Learning Online - Individuals who earn this certificate have demonstrated knowledge of and skill in implementing teaching practices that promote student achievement. ACUE Microcredential Inclusive Teaching For Equitable Learning - Individuals who earn this certificate gain proven strategies to create a more equitable and just learning environment. FEMA Certified Community/Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) Responder - CERT is led at UA-PTC by a group of certified faculty and staff who have been professionally trained on how to assist victims in a disaster, an incident or an emergency on campus. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace Certification
  • Professional Associations: SSCA, ACUE
  • - [email protected]
  • - 501-812-2829