Heidi Simpson

Vice President of Education

Heidi Simpson is the Vice President of Education for LeadingAge Minnesota and has worked for the organization since 1978, holding a variety of positions within the organization’s evolving education division.  As the Vice President she is responsible for the development of LeadingAge Minnesota's continuing education programs for aging services professionals in Minnesota which are offered as webinars, workshops, conferences, numerous certificate programs, the Annual Meeting and Institute. She secures CEUs for all those events for a variety of professionals, arranges for speakers, helps to develop learning objectives and helps shapes program content and design to meet members’ needs.

Heidi is a past president of the Minnesota Gerontological Society and the founder of the LeadingAge Professional Development Network. She has participated in numerous statewide stakeholder groups responsible for developing continuing education  programs for aging services professionals.

Heidi holds a 30 hour Certificate in Aging Studies and earned her Master’s Degree in Adult Education, both from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.