Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Gena Heffner
Mrs. Gena Pittman Heffner is the Teacher Academy instructor for Jackson County Technology Center. She is National Board Certified and has been teaching since 1993. She is an active member of Mississippi Professional Educators and is very passionate about teaching future teachers. Mrs. Heffner has been voted Teacher of the Year four times and has received the Golden Apple award from Vancleave High School in 2007. She has been married to Mr. Ashley Heffner since 1996 and they have two children, Reid and Hannah Heffner. Mrs. Heffner enjoys reading, traveling, and watching her students succeed.
· Associate’s Degree from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 1992
· Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1993
· Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1996