Mr. William Heath is serving in his first year as our district Superintendent. He earned his Bachelor's of Science Degree from Michigan State University in Biological Science Interdepartmental. After his completion of this degree he spent five years teaching science at Owosso High School. His Master's degree is from Grand Valley State University in Secondary Education Administration. Mr. Heath served for a total of 16 years in the U.S. Navy (5 years on active duty and 11 years as a reservist) as both a flight engineer and leadership instructor. For the past six years he worked for Morrice Area Schools as the Jr/Sr High Principal and Superintendent.
Mr. Heath lived in Portland for nine years and recently moved to Eagle, where he grew up, with his wife Jamie and three girls Bella, Anna, and Sammy-J. "It is an absolute honor to be the Superintendent of Portland Public Schools. I believe strongly in this school district and the community. There is no other place that I would rather work and no other place that I would have educate my own children. I look forward to working with everyone to make Portland Public Schools the best place to go to work and to go to school."