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Meet Our Principal

Dr. Melissa Beattie

Dr. Melissa Beattie

Dr. Beattie has more than 22 years of experience in education. She began her career as a teacher in Stockton Unified, where she was also an instructional coach before becoming assistant principal at Stagg High School. She served as the Professional Learning and Curriculum Director for Tracy Unified for six years before moving to Manteca Unified.

Dr. Beattie has been a lead negotiator, a California Teachers Association state delegate, a lead reviewer for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Induction Program Accreditation Review, and is certified in Cognitive Coaching. She holds a master’s degree in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment and a doctorate in Educational Administrative Leadership.

I am humbled and honored to lead Spartan Nation. I will continue to build strong relationships with the staff, students, and the community as we maintain our collective responsibility to support students through strong Professional Learning Communities and a multi-tiered system of support. My priority is to ensure that all students feel safe and supported so that they can take academic risks and thrive far beyond high school.