Meet the Principal

Welcome to Henry Doerr Early Childhood Center!

Mrs. Heather Novak is our building Principal and Pre-K Coordinator at Henry Doerr Early Childhood Center. Mrs. Novak has been with Saginaw Public Schools since 2000. She has taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and has taught Pre-Kindergarten. During her years as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher she was a mentor teacher, had extensive training in early childhood social emotional health, and maintained community connections.  During the summer of 2020 Mrs. Novak ran the Early Childhood Summer Readiness Virtual Program, beginning her career in administration.  Her lengthy experience with leadership, district policy, Great Start Readiness Program guidelines, State of Michigan Childcare Licensing Guidelines, and the HighScope Curriculum has allowed her to develop into a leader that leads with positivity and and commitment to her staff, students, and families.