Julie Batstone has had a wide range of educaional experiences. She recently retired from the Education Review Office in Christchurch where she held the postions of Review officer and Peer reviewer for thirteen years. During this time, Julie evaluated Early Childhood, including Montessori Early Childhood and Schools, Homes, Private and State schools. She was a member of the team who trialled and edited ERO's, He Pou Tataki, How ERO reviews Early Childhood Services in 2012. Julie completed the Post Graduate Diploma of Evaluation in 2010.
Julie's previous experience as an educator includes; Primary School Principal, Teachers College Lecturer in Technology and Professional Studies and Mathematics Advisor for Primary Schools in the South Island.
Julie is a registered Marriage Celebrant and completed the Certificate of Celebrant Studies in 2016. She joined the Aperfield rust in August 2017.