Provided leadership to 94 public schools and eight charter schools serving 65,000 students highly impacted socioeconomically, with 46% of students living in poverty, 20% English-language learners, 42% Hispanic, 46% Caucasian, and 6% African American.
Worked directly with board of trustees to set system direction and expectations.
Oversaw $550,000,000 operating budget.
Created process maps and system dashboard to engage public in school accountability.
Worked with Nevada governor and legislature, writing productive bills on topics such as testing, early childhood, teacher professional standards, accountability frameworks, and resource allocation.
As Community Superintendent, Heath served 34 schools and approximately 23,000 students in a 142,000-student district. During his time in this position, he helped open a new school and oversaw the implementation of technology modernization efforts in all schools. Under his leadership, the district saw an increased overall participation in advanced math.
At the largest and most diverse high school in southern Maryland, Heath served 2,300 students, 26% of which were economically disadvantaged. Over the five years he worked in the position, the school saw a 107 point increase on SAT scores.
From 1997 to 2000, Heath Morrison served the middle school's 950 students by obtaining grants to place computers in every classroom and overseeing a large renovation project. He also worked to provide updated materials for all teachers.
Heath Morrison helped to develop and implement a new master schedule. He also observed and evaluated certificated and support staff, as well as supervised School Improvement Teams and commencement activities.
In his second teaching role, Heath taught AP US history, US history, and world history to 10th and 7th grade honors, average, and B-level students. He also prepared and provided multicultural instructional materials for use in the classroom.