Heidi Kohler is in her eighteenth year of teaching vocal and general music at Clarence Middle School. She is the director of Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grade Chorus. Mrs. Kohler is also the Vocal Director of the middle school musical, Show Choir and Women's Show Choir. In addition to this, she teaches 6th grade General Music and lessons.
Mrs. Kohler is certified in Special Education (PreK-12), Elementary Education (K-6), and Music (K-12). She received her BSED from the State University of New York at Geneseo and her M.A. in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Mrs. Kohler is an active part of the Clarence Middle School community and has served on several committees for student development. With a focus on cross-curricular education, she strives to integrate music, student experience, and academic subjects, exemplified in such programs as the History Alive! Concert Series. She has served on the School Assets Committee, numerous committees and has written several articles on character development for the Clarence Bee.
Mrs. Kohler is a member of NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association), MENC (Music Educators National Conference), ACDA (American Choir Directors Association) and ECMEA (Erie County Music Educators Association) and has served as Chair for the Junior High North Band. Mrs. Kohler has been nominated for Who's Who in America's Teachers in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 as well as Who's Who in American Women 2006 and Who's Who Among Emerging Leaders 2007.