Prior to his appointment as principal of Pierce Terrace Elementary School, Mr. Battey has been an administrator with DoDEA at Fort Campbell Schools for three years. During that time, he was the assistant principal at Barsanti Elementary School and served as an interim principal at Mahaffey Middle School. Before joining DoDEA, Mr. Battey got his start in administration as an assistant principal in Plainfield, Illinois. Later, he became an elementary school principal in Yorkville, Illinois. Mr. Battey taught 2nd and 4th grade in Plainfield, Illinois.
Mr. Battey earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University, and master’s degree from Governor’s State University. He, his wife, Susie, and children enjoy traveling and exploring the great outdoors. They are looking forward to getting to know the students, faculty and staff, and parents at Pierce Terrace Elementary School.