Barbara P. Heath, PhD
Barbara Popovec Heath is managing member and lead consultant for East Main Evaluation & Consulting, LLC. She relocated to North Carolina to teach high school after receiving a B.S. in physics from the University of Pittsburgh. Barbara then continued her education at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) and North Carolina State University, earning a Master's degree and Ph.D. in science education (physics). Her thesis and dissertation were focused on the development of in-service and pre-service teachers from a constructivist perspective. Barbara served in a postdoctoral position with the chemistry department at UNCW prior to venturing into the educational consulting arena. Barbara lives in the Wilmington area with her husband and three children. They enjoy the many outdoor activities available in Southeastern NC.
J. Anthony Heath, BS
J. Anthony Heath is a member and consultant for EMEC, LLC. Anthony earned a B.S. in Biology from UNCW followed by serving in the Army and NC National Guard as a medic. He returned to UNCW receiving his teaching certification and completing graduate coursework in science education. Anthony's culminating portfolio focused on technology in the inquiry-based science classroom. Prior to joining EMEC in spring 2008, Anthony was employed as a clinical research associate for an international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Wilmington. Anthony lives in the Wilmington area with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, farming, boating, CrossFit, and coaching.