r The Nebo School District Board of Education has appointed Heather Balli as principal of Meadow Brook Elementary School in Springville.
Balli served as an administrative intern at Westside Elementary School, Springville Junior High School and Mountain View High School this past year. She served as a school facilitator and intern coach at Westside and Spring Lake the two years before. Balli taught fifth and sixth grade at Spring Lake Elementary for more than five years and has worked in Nebo School District for nine years.
Balli received her administrative license in 2017 from Brigham Young University and her master’s of education degree in 2013 from Utah Valley University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Weber State University in 2006.
Balli was honored with the BYU School Leadership Award and earned the Division I Academic All-American Student Athlete Award.
A colleague said, “Heather goes above and beyond the call of duty. She makes sure everything she does is of the highest quality. She is always on the cutting edge of education. Heather makes others feel at ease as she teaches them new skills or assists them in making changes to their present practices. She has a positive personality, love of learning and dedication to education.”
Balli said, “Throughout my career, I have been blessed to have rubbed shoulders with many incredible teachers, staff members and administrators who have worked diligently to bless the lives of students. I am grateful for the many wonderful students and parents that I have worked with; each has blessed my life and made me a better person. I am honored, excited and humbled at being appointed as the principal of Meadow Brook Elementary and look forward to collaboratively working with the staff and community to engage and empower Meadow Brook students.”