Mr. John BeattySchool Board Member, Catoctin District
John Beatty was born in Portsmouth, Va., but grew up in the DC metropolitan area. Currently, he lives on a farm between Lovettsville and Waterford with his wife, Katie, and their five children. John graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor of science degree in Computer Science and minors in Mathematics and Business.
John worked at a several startups in Northern Virginia, focusing on iOS, Android, and Ruby on Rails software development. Presently, he is the IT Director at a small private school where he also teaches Python and Java to high school students. In his spare time, John runs an organic vegetable farm, raises sheep, collects eggs, keeps bees and bakes artisanal breads.
John is grateful for the opportunity to serve the children, parents, and residents of Loudoun County on the school board.
Schools Represented within Catoctin District
Committee Assignments: Mr. Beatty chairs the Discipline Committee and serves on the Ad Hoc Committee on Equity and the Curriculum & Instruction Committee. He also serves as the liaison to the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC).