Dr. Theresa Battle began her position as Superintendent of Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 on July 1, 2019.
“I am excited to be joining the District 191 community to build on the great work that is already being done,” Battle said. “As I've started to get to know the district, it’s clear that there is a deep passion and commitment to success for each student."
Dr. Battle’s previous experience includes district leadership roles in Minneapolis Public Schools and Osseo Public Schools, and most recently as assistant superintendent for St. Paul Public Schools. She started her career in education as a teacher and has also held leadership roles at the school building level and for curriculum and instruction. She holds a doctorate in education and masters of arts degree from the University of Minnesota.
Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle will present the State of the District address at noon on Thursday, May 20.
In her address, Battle will reflect on District 191’s response to the challenges of delivering education during a global pandemic and look forward to how the district is positioned to deliver on its promise of a Pathways model from pre-kindergarten through graduation.
District 191 Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle has been named the 2021 Minnesota School Public Relations Association (MinnSPRA) District Leadership in Communications Award recipient, recognizing her commitment to effective communications and public engagement.