Superintendent

As the superintendent of Lockhart ISD, it is my privilege to serve the students, staff, and community associated with our innovative, fast-growth school district.

With over 5,700 students and over 700 staff, the opportunities for both are limited only by our concept of success. For this reason, our district leadership sets high expectations for ourselves, our staff, and our students. Together, we are building a legacy of excellence.

In district leadership, LISD fosters a culture of continuous learning. Our administrators actively seek training and educational advancement to stay connected with current research and best practices in leadership and education. Innovation and risk-taking is encouraged. Bold goal-setting is required.

Our staff participate in professional development that is intentional and targeted to provide them with the best tools to ensure they are teaching effectively. We celebrate and reward their successes as well as provide support and coaching when they face challenges.

Our students are challenged, healthy, engaged, safe, and supported.

Students are challenged to achieve highly with access to opportunities such as advanced and dual-credit courses, Career and Technology (CTE) courses, and technology. We expect our staff to facilitate learning that helps students experience 1.5 years of growth within a school year.

Students are healthy. The research shows healthy students have higher attendance rates and academic achievement. Knowing this, LISD provides nutritious meals, including breakfast in the classrooms, health services in partnership with our nurses and wellness programs, and mental health services in partnership with our counselors and community partner Bluebonnet Trails Community Services.

Students are engaged. It is important for every student to feel connected to school. LISD provides opportunities for participation in special events, clubs, UIL activities, and leadership.

Students are safe. The safety of students, as well as our staff, is the number one priority for the school district. We have a strong partnership with the Lockhart Police Department and continue to monitor and evaluate practices and technology to improve safety.

Students are supported. Each one of our students has strengths, and each has opportunities for growth. We do not see mistakes or struggles as failures; we see them as opportunities and signals for us to provide the individualized and comprehensive supports students need to achieve success.

I am excited about what we are working towards together and am very proud of the Lockhart community, which provides tremendous support on this journey.

Welcome to Lockhart ISD!

Truly,

Susan K. Bohn
Superintendent of Schools
Lockhart ISD

Superintendent Bio

Susan Bohn has been the Superintendent of Lockhart ISD since 2015. Prior to joining Lockhart ISD, Susan most recently worked for nine years at Lake Travis ISD, a fast-growth school district of 9,000 students in Western Travis County, where she served as Interim Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, and Assistant Superintendent & General Counsel. She has also worked as a classroom teacher in Fort Bend ISD and as an attorney in private practice serving Texas public school districts. Bohn has three degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, a Bachelor of Arts in the Plan II Honors Program; a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs; and a Juris Doctorate from the UT School of Law. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Education Leadership at Texas Tech University, and is expected to graduate in 2017.

Bohn is a native of Central Texas, and a graduate of Austin public schools. She is active in local Caldwell County community organizations and boards and serves on the Board of Directors of the non-profit Zach’s Voice, as the secretary of the Fast Growth School Coalition, and on the executive committees of the Texas Association of Suburban/Mid-Urban Schools and of the Region 13 Superintendent’s Regional Advisory Council.

She lives in Lockhart with her husband Bill and two young sons and proud Lockhart Lions, Brice and Brooks.


Susan K. Bohn
Superintendent of Schools
Email address: Susan.Bohn@lockhart.txed.net
Phone: 512-398-0024


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