Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs (born October 4, 1948) is an author and internationally recognized education leader known for her work in curriculum mapping, curriculum integration, and developing 21st century approaches to teaching and learning.

Dr. Jacobs is president of Curriculum Designers, Inc. and Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute. She has served as an education consultant to thousands of schools nationally and internationally. She works with schools and districts K–12, on issues and practices pertaining to: curriculum reform, instructional strategies to encourage critical thinking, and strategic planning.