Gwinnett schools appoints new leaders

The Gwinnett County Board of Education recently filled leadership vacancies at the district level and at a local school.

At its regular May business meeting, the Board tapped Monica Batiste, who serves as the district’s Executive Director of Human Resources Staffing, as Interim Associate Superintendent of Human Resources and Talent Management.

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This appointment is the result of retired educator Frances Davis assuming her previous half-time position. Davis had stepped in to serve as Associate Superintendent in October when Linda Anderson went out on medical leave.

Board members also appointed Mitch Green as the next principal of Baggett Elementary School.

Green, who served as an assistant principal in Gwinnett for approximately nine years, has worked for the past year as the Director of Student Language and Learning Services for Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador. He fills the position that is opening with the retirement of Baggett’s current principal Charlotte Sadler.

Green will assume his new position at Baggett Elementary School on July 1.