Lockhart ISD is pleased to announce the Board of Trustees’ approval of the hiring of Delia M. Cruz-Fernandez as the new assistant principal at Lockhart High School.
Cruz-Fernandez has 18 years of experience in education, two of which were in campus administration. She has a solid background in both secondary education and higher education, with impressive experience along the spectrum of public, charter, private, and college-level teaching. She has served most recently as the assistant principal of Gonzales High School in Gonzales ISD, but has also worked in AISD, Hays CISD, Comal CISD, public schools in New Jersey, Rutgers State University, St. Philips Community College, and Stony Brook University.
Cruz-Fernandez has a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, Mathematics from the Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, a Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Texas State University. She is currently working on a Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas A&M.
“LISD is excited to welcome Ms. Cruz-Fernandez to our district leadership team,” said Superintendent Susan Bohn. “The selection process was quite rigorous to ensure the best choice to help lead students and staff at Lockhart High School. We are looking forward to the positive impact that Ms. Cruz-Fernandez will have on the LHS community.”
Cruz-Fernandez is expected to begin at Lockhart High School in the next several weeks, and Lockhart High School parents will receive communication about her official start date.