Dr. Anna Battle has served as a secondary school principal for eight years and as an assistant principal for five years. She teaches administration, leadership, and principalship courses for universities in Phoenix, Arizona. A collegiate athlete at Arizona State University and then a teacher of high-school students for twelve years and a coach for myriad school sports, Dr. Battle now teaches teachers and administrators effective strategies to improve academic performance of students in secondary schools.
Dr. Battle completed a bachelor of arts in the area of special education, K–12, a master of education in the area of secondary education, reading specialist and a doctorate of education in administration and supervision from Arizona State University. She has completed a Superintendent Certification at the University of Phoenix. Dr. Battle was honored by the National AdvancED Council for her leadership as a secondary school principal in 2010. She was named Arizona NASSP Principal of the Year in 2011.
Her professional affiliations include membership in these organizations: National Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (Discipline), National Association of Secondary School Principals, and Arizona School Administrators Association (East Valley representative) and Arizona State Council (member for AdvancED/North Central Association).
Presently she serves as principal of Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Desert Vista High School has received considerable recognition as the best college-prep high school in Arizona. U.S. News and World Report honored Desert Valley High School as one of the top schools in the nation. She recently authored Trust and Leadership in (2010), which stresses the importance in schools of relationships among teachers, administrators, students, and parents.
Desert Vista High School
Dr. Anna Battle receives Arizona High School Principal of the Year award
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