Dr. Heidi Cate


Heidi Cate is currently Superintendent of Integrity Educational Services and its schools, Hope Academy of West Michigan and Lighthouse Academy.  She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College before completing her first Master’s from Western Michigan University.  She was as a Psychologist the first 14 years after this.  She served in a counseling capacity for a variety of organizations including as an in-home therapist for Muskegon DHS and mental health services’ clientele and for Wedgwood Christian Services for 10 years before being employed as the Principal for Lighthouse Academy in 2005.  Dr. Cate finished her second Master’s in Educational Leadership with Charter School Emphasis from Central Michigan University in December 2010.  In 2014, she completed her Ph.D. in Education from Capella University.