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Heidi Watson-Held, D.Ed.

Professional Portfolio



Service Internal and External to the University

Professional Service Internal to the University

06/2020- 10/2021. DMT committee on H5P.

01/2021- 07/2021. Chair, Learning Design Summer Camp, Pennsylvania State University

01/2020-07/2020 Second Chair, Learning Design Summer Camp, Pennsylvania State University

12/2018- 1/2019. Wrote EOPC proposal for Inclusive Learning Workshop with Penn State Outreach. Funding awarded March 2019.

06/2017 – 06/2018. President’s Commission for Women, Member

06/2016 – 06/2017 President’s Commission for Women, Affiliate Member & Co-chair Assessment Committee

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. Commission For Women Mentoring Program

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Penn State Learning Design Summer Camp, Planning Committee Member

2017, 2018 Penn State ID to ID  Program, Planning Committee Member. 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. Penn State ID to ID Program: Instructional Design Mentoring and Buddy Program

2015. Penn State User Interface, Master Class Review Committee Member

2015. University Libraries Committee on the Integration of Canvas LMS

2014. Engaged Scholarship Initiative, Instructional Design Committee Member

2013, 2014, 2015. Center for Online Innovation in LearningResearch Initiation Grants, Reviewer

2012-2014. Conference Planning Committee, Network of Trainers Summer Event

2012. POLARIS Committee, A team to redesign the Penn State Website

2008. College of Medicine, Committee Co-chair, Program improvement proposal for the PA Youth Apprenticeship Program (PYAP)

2008. College of Medicine, Committee Chair and Writer, University Health Sciences Council, Strategic Plan for the Health Sciences

2008. College of Medicine, Committee Chair and Writer, Proposal for Master’s Degree Program for Physician Assistants

2008. College of Medicine, Committee Chair and Writer, Proposal for Medical Technologist Accreditation Program

2008. College of Medicine, Contributing Committee Member, Proposal for Master’s of Public Health

2006-2008. Human Resources Development Center Associate, Human Resources Trainer

2004. Young Innovation Team Leader, Outreach, Reorganization Committees

2001–2004. Committee Member United Way Campaign, Outreach and Cooperative Extension, Continuing Education

2000–2001. Committee Member United Way Campaign, College of Education

2000–2001. Chair, ISAL Committee for Library Development

Service External to the University

2019- Online Learning Consortium 2019 Accelerate, and Innovate, Conference Session Chair

2019- Online Learning Consortium 2019 Accelerate Conference IDEA Luncheon Co-chair

2018- Online Learning Consortium 2018 Accelerate Conference Session Reviewer

2017- Online Learning Consortium 2017 Accelerate Conference Session Chair

2014-2016. SCASD, School Parent Teacher Organizations

2008-2014 President State College Celiac Support GroupExpo Planner

2013, 2014. Webmaster for Children’s Dyslexia Center of Center County

2004–2014. American Association of University Women Member, Programming Committee 2005-2007, Co-Vice President for Programming, 2006

2004–2009. Mothers & More, Board Member and Listserv/ Website Chair

1999–2006, 2010-2011. Pennsylvania Adult and Continuing Education member

2000–2020. Consulting for: iGenCo, Penn State, Omega Notes, Fuji Film Corporation, Philips Corporation, Hoover Corporation, Proctor and Gamble, providing instructional design and literacy analysis 

1999–2002, 2010-2011. National America Society of Training and Development member

1999–2000. Vice President, Nittany Valley Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development

1999–2000. Advisory Committee, Central-Northeast Professional Development Center

1996–1998. Center Intermediate Unit Development Center for Adults––volunteered to teach English as a Second Language, GED, college preparation and entrance exams

1992–1994, 1998–2005, American Red Cross, Centre Communities Chapter, State College, PA 1992–1994, 1998–2004. Volunteered to teach Community First Aid and Adult/Child/Infant CPR

1990-2016. Order of the Eastern Star, Member

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