MNPS Director


About Dr. adrienne battle

 
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Dr. Adrienne Battle brings more than 20 years of academic leadership experience within Metro Nashville Public Schools to her new post. Most recently, she served the southeast quadrant as one of the district’s four community superintendents. Previously, she served as an executive lead principal for priority and elementary schools, the executive principal at Antioch High School, and the academic principal and assistant principal at Glencliff High School.

After starting her career as a classroom teacher at Dalewood Middle School, Dr. Battle also held other leadership and teaching positions within Metro Schools and served as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Phoenix and Tennessee State University.  She holds master’s, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees from Tennessee State University and a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University. 

Dr. Battle served as Interim Director of Metro Schools from April 2019 to March 2020, when she was appointed Director of Schools by the Metro Nashville Board of Education.