Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute and president of Curriculum 21, has served as a consultant to thousands of schools nationally and internationally, media organizations, and to a wide range of educational organizations.

Her books Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Design and Implementation, and Mapping the Big Picture: Integrating Curriculum and Assessment K-12, both published by ASCD, have been bestsellers. Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping was released in the fall of 2004, by ASCD, and Active Literacy K-12: Cross-disciplinary Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening in Every Classroom was released in April 2006 by Eye-on-Education, Inc.

She has served as adjunct associate professor at Columbia University Teachers College in New York City for over 20 years.

Dr. Jacobs is often featured as a speaker in conferences and workshops throughout the world to address the future of curriculum planning for 21st century learners.