Mrs. Higgins has been an educator for 25 years. She earned her BA in Elementary Education from Weber State University and her Masters degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Utah. She began her teaching career in San Antonio, Texas as a 5th grade teacher. For two years she worked at Sylvan Learning Center as a Director of Education in Texas and Utah. She taught in Jordan School District as a second and sixth grade teacher. She taught in Las Vegas, Nevada for five years at the elementary and middle school level. She taught 5th grade in Davis School District for five years and was a Literacy Coach for one year. She began her career in administration in Granite School District as an administrative intern at Hunter Junior High and then became an elementary assistant principal at David Gourley and Gearld Wright Elementary.