Board of Directors

Natalie Battersbee

Dr. Battersbee has been an educator and school administrator for more than 40 years. She began her career as an elementary school teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District where she also served as K-3 Curriculum and Instruction Grade Level Chair.  Battersbee progressed through the LAUSD instructional leader pipeline, and assumed roles as Dean of Students at West Hollywood Opportunity, Senior Advisor for Special Education, Principal at JFK Continuation High School, and Principal at Washington Prep Continuation School, before serving as the founding principal of Southwest Middle College High School in LAUSD and then founding NOVA Charter Early College High School in Santa Ana, California. She currently works an Independent Education Consultant and lives with her family in Los Angeles.