Mr. Kenneth Batchelor has 22 years of experience in public education, starting as a student teacher at Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. From there, he taught U.S. History, Economics and Legal and Political Systems at East Forsyth High School in Winston Salem, North Carolina before making his way back to Pennsylvania to teach Cultural Studies and Honors American Studies at Unionville High School (UHS).
He taught at UHS for six years and also coordinated and supervised the high school gifted program, coached lacrosse and basketball, and served as a club advisor to student activities. He was promoted to Assistant Principal in 2002, a position he held until 2005. He left Unionville to serve for two years as the Principal of Penncrest High School in the Rose Tree Media School District before returning to Unionville-Chadds Ford in 2007 to serve as the Assistant to the Superintendent.
Prior to entering public education, Mr. Batchelor served as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Hamilton Fish, Jr., attending hearings on healthcare, trade, defense and education as well as researching legislation and briefing the congressman and senior staff on legislative issues.
Mr. Batchelor earned his Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Villanova University and received his Masters in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership at Widener University.