Heidi Cloutier

Project Director: MTSS-B & RENEW Trainer

Education

  • 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.

Projects

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: 
Next Steps NH is a federally-funded project designed to improve the capacity of schools and communities to improve the outcomes of youth with disabilities and youth at risk of failing high school. The project delivers evidence-supported transition practice training and technical supports to schools districts throughout the state.
This project involves the development and delivery of cross-disciplinary professional development to a diverse group of providers in order to improve the services, supports, and system for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families.
New Hampshire’s Youth Engagement Project Overview

Heidi Cloutier
Phone: 
603-228-2084
Institute on Disability
57 Regional Drive, Unit 8
Concord, NH 03301