Mrs. Heaver began teaching in 2012, at Osbourn High School in the City of Manassas. She joined Tuscarora High School in 2020, and teaches AP Physics C, Honors Physics, and Earth Science. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, a Master of Science in Environmental Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Secondary Education, Science, Physics) from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
Mrs. Heaver is a Career Switcher, having begun her career as an Environmental Engineering consultant specialized in Hazardous Materials Management and Superfund site cleanup. She transitioned to teaching a few years after she moved with her family from Northern New Jersey to Northern Virginia. She lives in Leesburg with her husband and two children.