St. Landry Parish school Board

Skip to main content Vision Statement: The St. Landry Parish School Board will promote excellence in education for all citizens.  Mission Statement: The mission of the St. Landry Parish School Board is to ensure high quality instruction while working collaboratively with families and communities to maximize every student's potential.
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Meet Ms. Traci Lightfoot - New Washington Elementary Principal

Ms. Lightfoot has served in a variety of roles as teacher, program coordinator, instructional coach, and assistant principal over the course of her 24 years in education.  Ms. Lightfoot began her career as 5th grade teacher and campus specialist at Barrick Elementary in the Houston Independent School District. Her strengths as an instructional leader have been utilized as a National Trainer and School Improvement Specialist with the University of Houston.  After 2 years of travel assisting struggling schools, Traci moved on to Klein Independent School District. She served as an Instructional Specialist and Program Coordinator of Title 1 schools in Klein for 5 years before returning to Houston ISD in 2011.  Traci has most recently served as the principal of Blanche Kelso Bruce in Houston Texas.

Ms. Lightfoot received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Abilene Christian University and holds a Masters of Education Administration from Prairie View A & M.