Kiersten Rood

Kiersten Rood is the Director of Program and Community Engagement. She taught the Wildflower (K-2nd) class before taking on the role as Director.

Before coming to Heart House, Kiersten was an elementary school teacher for 7 years. She taught in Las Vegas, Nevada for two years and Boise, Idaho for 5 years. She attended Utah State University and received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with an English as a Second Language endorsement.

In her spare time, Kiersten loves to play video games with her husband Dylan and snuggling with her two cats. She also enjoys traveling, baking, going for walks, and gardening.

Kiersten is excited to be a part of the Heart House family.