Meet Our Staff

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Claudette Lindquist, M.A.

Adjunct Faculty


Simkins (Alder) Building

Phone: (509) 865-0723

Ext: 2132



As an Assistant Professor in Heritage University’s College of Education, Claudette Lindquist, MA. Chairs the Early Childhood Studies Department and oversees the University’s Early Learning Center. With 30 years in the field of Early Learning, her focus is on increasing the education levels and professionalism of Early Childhood Educators. Through her coursework she creates opportunities for early education teachers to explore how teaching and learning theories inform today’s best practices that result in the cognitive, cultural, and social emotional development of Birth to 3rd grade students. Professor Lindquist continues to take leadership roles with many local and state agencies to further the advances of the Early Learning field.

Courses Taught

  • ECS308/309
  • ECS330/331
  • ECS300W
  • ED311
  • ECS302W
  • ECS305

Education and Degrees

Master's Degree: Master's in Human Developement — Major: Early Childhood Education, Leadership and Adult Teaching — Location: Pacific Oaks College CA — Date: 06/01/2009
Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor's — Major: Human Development — Location: Pacific Oaks College CA — Date: 08/01/2000

Professional Experience

Position: Early Childhood Trainer
Start Date: 11/01/2011 End Date: continuing
Company: Successful Solutions

Position: Child Development Specialist III, Master Teacher
Start Date: 09/01/2010 End Date: 11/01/2011
Company: Lake Washington Technical College

Position: Center Director, Diversity Trainer
Start Date: 06/01/2005 End Date: 09/01/2010
Company: Bright Horizons