Heidi Cloutier

Project Director: MTSS-B & RENEW Trainer


  • Endorsed Trainer, University of Connecticut Northeast PBIS Training of Trainers 2018

  • MSW, University of New Hampshire, 2000
  • BSW, University of New Hampshire, 1997
  • AS, Business Administration, University of New Hampshire, 1995

Professional Background

Heidi Cloutier, provides training, consultation, and technical assistance in the development and expansion of implementation of school-wide Multi-tiered Systems of Support, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Youth Leadership and RENEW, an intensive support intervention to help at risk youth engage in high school completion and post-secondary options. 

Heidi received her MSW from the University of New Hampshire, is a NH Leadership Graduate, and was endorsed by the University of Connecticut’s New England Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Training of Trainers Program. She has extensive experience working with youth and adults in transition planning, person centered planning, educational supports and community mental health. Heidi presents nationally on topics of transition planning, MTSS-B/ PBIS, Autism, RENEW and Coaching practices for sustainability and fidelity.

Heidi consults with various state education and Community mental health agencies and is nationally recognized for her presentations at conferences and exceptional skills in working with teams to solve challenging problems within school-wide improvement and reform efforts. She has co-authored training curriculum, the RENEW manual and several peer reviewed journal articles which have appeared in Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities and the Journal of Rehabilitation.


A Bold Vision When students with disabilities are provided appropriate instruction and supports, they can learn grade-level general education curriculum, communicate in ways that are commensurate with their same-age peers without disabilities, have meaningful social relationships, and graduate from high school—college and career ready.
"Education Revolution at Somersworth High School" Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a data-driven behavioral support and improvement framework that consists of three levels, each specifically designed to prevent disruption and address the behavioral support needs of students at risk of school failure: 
Workforce development is a critical element in the creation and sustainability of an effective cross-sector, interdisciplinary System of Care for children and youth with behavioral health concerns and their families. The NH Children’s Behavioral Health Workforce Development Network was formed in 2009 with the specific task to develop Core Competencies.

Heidi Cloutier
Institute on Disability
57 Regional Drive, Unit 8
Concord, NH 03301