Austen Hecker

Austen Hecker

  • Outreach Specialist Virginia Literacy Partnerships


Austen Hecker is the coordinator for the America Reads tutoring program and serves as an outreach specialist for Virginia Literacy Partnerships (VLP). She is a current doctoral student researching data-based decision making in Tier 1 reading instruction.


M.Ed., University of Richmond, 2015


  • Literacy instructional practice
  • Data-based decision making 
  • English for speakers of other languages
  • Qualitative methodologies