Heather Toronjo

Research Associate

Heather is a Research Associate at ACE! where she focuses on corrections workforce professional development, specifically as it relates to improving practical wisdom. Her main project, SUSTAIN, focuses on the use of coaching to improve officer decision-making.


  • B.A. – Anthropology, Texas A&M
  • M.P.P. – George Mason University


Research Interests

  • Desistance
  • Developing reflective practitioners and improving practical wisdom with coaching
  • Organizational learning


Current Projects