K-12 Professional Development & Resources

Heidi Salm


Director of the Learner FIRST Center for Science & Agriculture

Heidi Salm has 12 years of professional experience in public education, working in the Winneconne Community School District in northeast Wisconsin. Heidi is currently a 6th grade science teacher, the 6-12 Curriculum Science Chair, and a member of the District Leadership Team. She is a member of Wisconsin Science Education Leadership Association (WSELA). Heidi and her husband are 4th generation farmers in northeast Wisconsin, and she believes in the importance of advocating and promoting agriculture in schools. Heidi has a passion for creating STEM-based lessons and labs that are interdisciplinary and based on real-world applications. She believes in teaching science and agriculture in ways that bring science back to being an essential content area in each and every school while ensuring that all students are learning at high levels. 

Heidi has a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.