About the Principal

Heather Boyle was appointed Principal of Sacred Heart Catholic School a University of Notre
Dame ACE Academy in July 2013 because the mission and commitment to provide a high-
quality Catholic education that serves as many students as possible perfectly aligned with her
leadership philosophy; that education is a human right, and the educated have a duty to pass
on the gift of knowledge to empower future generations of leaders. Ms. Boyle brings to Sacred
Heart a depth of teaching experiences in a variety of settings. Upon receiving her B.A. in Middle
School Math and Science Education at John Carroll University, Ms. Boyle immediately began
teaching in a variety of multi-cultural settings including: Cleveland, Los Angeles, Rochester, NY
and internationally in Santiago, Chile and Uganda. Truly immersing herself in the beauty of the
universal Church throughout our world through her first ten years of teaching.
Ms. Boyle has taught in middle and secondary schools and has served as a teacher in the
subject areas of Mathematics, Science, ESOL and 5th grade, while administratively leading in two
different high schools as a Director of Student Activities and International Coordinator, as well
as serving as Director of a pre-kindergarten to fifth grade summer group. As International
Coordinator, Ms. Boyle developed an International Program, which served students from China,
S. Korea, Mexico, Iran, Russia, Nepal and Africa in grades 7-12.
Sacred Heart Catholic School is a community that is rich in culture, and abundantly blessed with
the Lord’s love and guidance. Ms. Boyle believes that parents have a choice and a responsibility
to seek the highest quality education for their child, and Sacred Heart is a remarkable choice as
a school that serves as a second home for learning knowledge and providing the faith formation
to develop future leaders of our world.

Ms. Boyle holds the following degrees:

  • M.A. in Educational Leadership from the University of Notre Dame
  • M.A. in Child and Adolescent Literacy from Loyola Marymount University
  • B.A. in Middle School Math and Science Education from John Carroll University

Ms. Boyle is certified in the following areas in the State of Florida:

  • Educational Leadership
  • Math, grades 5-9
  • General Science, grades 5-9
  • Reading K-12
  • ESOL Endorsement