Heather Wilkes began her teaching career in 1997 at David A. Perdue Elementary. She moved her classroom to David A. Perdue Primary when it was built in 2003. Heather received her Bachelors Degree from Georgia Southern University. She received her Masters Degree from Georgia College and State University and her Specialist Degree from Troy State University. She has taught kindergarten and first grade. Heather is married to Mike and they have two children named Gracie and Max.