Emily Batelaan



4th Grade, Greengate location

Ms. Batelaan comes to SHSU Charter Schools with over 20 years of experience in children’s ministry. This experience includes working with children from pre-school to high school ages. She decided to pursue classroom teaching and is graduating from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Special Education.  She has been accepted into the 4+1 master’s program at Sam Houston and is now working on her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, which she will finish in December of 2021. She is passionate about helping students find their strengths and working hard to make sure every one knows their value and makes contributions to the classroom and community at large. Ms. Batelaan enjoys all things Disney especially Disney parks, Scrapbook projects, and live music.