Heather Paladino – Education Director

Heather Paladino Heather is a 2007 University of Central Arkansas graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education in Early Childhood (preschool-4th grade.) She began her dance career at the age of two with studio training in ballet and tap. Heather expanded her dance training throughout school to include jazz, pointe, lyrical, high school dance team, and competitive dance team. She began her teaching career at age 15 and hasn’t stopped since. After high school, Heather choreographed award winning dances for both competitive and school dance teams. She continued her own training as a member of several college, church, and community dance groups. Heather has a love of children and a passion for teaching that are a great asset in the classroom. Beyond her role as a dance instructor, she serves as the dance coordinator, specifically working to train new and assistant teachers.  Heather also serves as Blackbird’s Operations Manager. Heather is married to Jeremy and they have of two girls. Her oldest takes classes at Blackbird and loves it! Heather’s family members are familiar faces around Blackbird.

Posted: August 3, 2017

Category: Staff Bios

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