Heather Rodriguez currently serves as the Director of Education and Interpretation for Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, in Dallas, Texas. Rodriguez holds an MS in History with a minor in Public History from Texas A&M University – Commerce (2021) and a Texas State teaching license in 7th-12th grade Social Studies education. As a graduate student, she worked as a research assistant for the Handbook of Texas Women, a special project of the Handbook of Texas, where she has also published. Dallas Heritage Village is currently hosting her new, temporary exhibit, “This is Dallas,” which tells the stories of 8 individuals, each a part of historically marginalized groups, within the history already interpreted at the park.
Organization or Institution
Old City Park2907 Sharpview Lane
Dallas, TX 75228 214.734.9281
Texas A&M University - Commerce 2019 BS - History; 7th-12th Social Studies
Texas A&M University - Commerce 2021 MS - History with a minor in Public HistoryAwards:
2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Presidential Scholarship at Texas A&M - Commerce
2019 Senior Rollover Scholarship
2021 2nd Place, Federation Research Symposium, HUM.Volunteer Work:
Moderator for the World History Association of Texas Annual Conference
Judge for Regional National History Day CompetitionAre you an Affinity Group Member?
TAM Educators Committee