Heather Nemour, M.A.
Heather Nemour is a Program Specialist: Student Wellness & Positive School Climate for the San Diego County Office of Education’s Student Support Services division. She provides coaching, technical assistance and training to the 42 school districts and charter schools across the county in suicide prevention, positive school climate and mental health & wellness. She chairs the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Councils Education Sub-Committee and Children, Youth & Families Behavioral Health Councils System of Care Council’s Education Sub-Committee. On a statewide level, she works with the California Department of Education leading statewide grants on suicide prevention and mental health in schools.
Ms. Nemour has eighteen years of leadership experience coordinating school-based support services in the South Bay. She was instrumental in the development and sustainability of a network of five school-based Family Resource Centers that support over 70 schools in the South Bay. She has eight years of experience as an Adjunct Professor teaching sociology courses in the surrounding community colleges and National University. Ms. Nemour received her BS in Sociology and MA in Sociological Practice both at California State University, San Marcos.