Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction
The 2019-20 school year marks Michele Batten's 31st year with Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Batten began her career as a first-grade teacher at Walter S. Mills-Parole Elementary and taught several grades at the elementary level. Batten spent more than 10 years as a school-based administrator before taking a position at the central office. As a member of Superintendent George Arlotto’s senior and executive staff from 2012 to present, Batten has served as the director of school performance followed by her current position as the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Batten holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a Master of Education degree in Administration and Supervision from Johns Hopkins University, and a Superintendent Certification from Northcentral University.
Minimizing the COVID slide: Extending summer learningWe’ve all heard of the summer slide - the loss of learning that occurs over the summer months when students are not engaged in planned, rigorous learning activities. But what about the COVID slide? Particularly for those students most at risk, what will be the effect of the pandemic plus […]