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Mrs. Joanna Schmidt spent nearly ten years as a classroom teacher in grades 1st-4th. Her first job after moving to Spring Hill was serving as the Elementary Sub-Populations coordinator for Williamson County Schools, where she was successful in helping to close achievement gaps throughout the county.  

Before coming to Maury County Public Schools in 2017, she served as a reading interventionist at Nolensville Elementary. Mrs. Schmidt also taught reading and language arts in 5th grade at Longview Elementary and Chapman's Retreat Elementary for four years.

For the last four years, she has served as Assistant Principal for Spring Hill Elementary, where she had the good fortune to create team-like relationships with the faculty and parents. Mrs. Schmidt looks forward to fostering similar positive relationships at Battle Creek Elementary. It is vital to maintain strong communication and accountability with our Battle Creek staff and families.

Mrs. Schmidt earned her Educational Leadership master's degree in 2015 from Lipscomb University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. 

"It is a priority of mine to continue the great work happening at Battle Creek Elementary. My goal is to make certain that students feel safe and work hard to reach their goals. I believe my natural enthusiasm and drive for success for all students will be evident as we work together to provide the high-quality education that families have come to expect."  



Dr. Suzie Estes has been an educator for over twenty years. For twelve years, she worked as an English teacher at the middle and high school levels. She served as elementary principal at Nashville Christian School for four years and as a literacy coach for Williamson County Schools. Suzie holds a B.A. in English Education from Lipscomb University, a M.A. in Educational Leadership from Trevecca University, and an Ed.D from Lipscomb University in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change.

She is passionate about inspiring and supporting students and teachers to learn and grow together and believes that rigorous learning experiences should also be vibrant, interactive, and fun.

Suzie is married to David, a minister, and they have three sons. Her favorite pastimes are reading, singing, swimming, and playing games. 

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Stacy Mitovich is from Warren, Ohio and recently moved here to Spring Hill TN. She has been married for 15 years and is blessed with three amazing children and adopted the best puppy in the world. 

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Erin grew up in Texas and has spent the last 19 years in Middle Tennessee. She earned a master's degree in school counseling from Vanderbilt University and has worked with children in a variety of roles, both locally and internationally. She loves to serve her community, especially when it involves organizing the details behind the scenes. Erin has been married for 20 years and has three beautiful daughters, ages 7, 12, and 15. She is thrilled to be joining the Cub Crew this year and to serve this amazing team however she can!