LISD names new PRIDE/LDMC principal

District selects Barry Bacom as Pride High School/ LDMC principal
Posted on 06/07/2018


Contact: Christina Courson, Public Information Officer

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Date:  June 7, 2018

District selects Barry Bacom as Pride High School/ LDMC principal     
Lockhart Independent School District announced the selection of Barry Bacom as the new principal of Pride High School/Lockhart Discipline Management Center. He begins in July.

Barry Bacom

Bacom most recently served as the director of career and technical education (CTE) and innovative programs at Manor ISD, where he redesigned the CTE programs to ensure the sequences of courses aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed for students to be future-ready.

In his nearly two decades of experience in education, he has served various roles including teacher, lead teacher, assistant principal, and principal at school districts including Hays CISD, Round Rock ISD, Austin ISD, and Holyoke Public Schools in Massachusetts. He has additionally served as an associate adjunct professor at Austin Community College, teaching students about the teaching profession.

Bacom also worked  or Project GRAD USA, serving as the lead academic consultant for special projects to design instructional programs that incorporate adaptive learning technologies and project-based learning.

Interim Superintendent Kimberly Brents shared, “Mr. Bacom’s extensive experience in teaching, instructional coaching, professional development, and educational leadership made him a standout in a competitive hiring process.”

“I am honored to join the Lockhart ISD team,” said Bacom. “I am very eager to meet the students, parents, and community members in Lockhart and continuing the work of helping students to accomplish their individual goals for graduation and college and career readiness.”

Bacom earned a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Education in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.

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