Alumni Regional Directors

Dr Barry Lankford

Dr. Barry Lanford

Region 1, 2, and 20


Barry Lanford is currently the Executive Director of Facility Maintenance and Operations in the North East Independent School District supervising nearly 800 employees and managing over twelve million square feet of facilities with an annual budget of over $22 million dollars. Dr. Lanford received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He attended Texas A&M – Kingsville, where he received his Master of Science degree in Education and subsequently was invited to join the Joint Doctoral Studies Program and completed his Doctoral degree in December 1999 at Texas A&M University – Kingsville/Corpus Christi.

Dr. Lanford has worked at middle and high schools in the Northside and North East ISDs.  Among his honors are six time Middle School Cup champions, four time T.E.A. Exemplary rating (2008-2012), Texas Schools to Watch, National School to Watch, HEB Excellent in Education state semi-finalist (2012), HEB Excellence in Education state finalist (2013) and TASSP Region 20 Outstanding Principal of the Year (2013).

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