TOTY Spotlight: Heather Parent

Throughout the month of October and November, we will be introducing you to the 2023-2024 Glynn County Teachers of the Year.

Heather Parent was named Teacher of the Year at Morningstar Academy. She has taught 6th- through 12th-grade self-contained special education.

Family: Married to Robert Parent for 5 years and son Roger 17 months

Who is your role model? My mom is my greatest role model.  My mom raised my brother and me as a single mother and worked extremely hard to provide for us.  My mom is the most caring and passionate person I know.    
What book has most influenced you? Harry Potter is my favorite book. This book has influenced me by growing my imagination and showing me how to be courageous.  

What is your favorite quote or personal motto? "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."  
What is a fact about you that most people don't know? I used to be a certified figure skating judge for the lowest level of skating.
Any hidden talents or hobbies? Figure skating, horseback riding (jumping), rock climbing, mud runs, and half marathons