Heath currently serves as assistant principal of instruction at Independence High School. She started her career with CMS as a language arts teacher at Carmel Middle School in 1987. She also has taught language arts and social studies at Druid Hills Elementary, Albemarle Road Elementary, Northeast Middle and Mint Hill Middle. She became a principal intern at Independence in 2006 and an assistant principal in 2007.
Heath has a master’s in school administration form the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary and middle grades education.