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.
The model - which we’re calling Pathways K-12 - builds on the work we are already doing in elementary schools. It also aligns with the Pathways model at Burnsville High School that helps students find their passions, understand how classes and careers fit together, and prepare for success after graduation.