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Board of Trustees Approves Dr. Roosevelt Nivens as Lamar CISD Superintendent

Apr 27, 2021 | Community Relations

At a Special Board Meeting tonight, the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Roosevelt Nivens as the next superintendent for the District, effective June 1, 2021.

"Lamar CISD is known across the state for excellence and I'm honored to lead the District as the next superintendent," said Dr. Nivens. "I'm proud to join a community that values quality education for all students and I look forward to working collaboratively to build on the District's success."

Dr. Nivens has served as the superintendent for Community ISD since 2015, a school district encompassing four communities located in the southeast corner of fast-growth Collin County in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. His public education career is centered around advocating and supporting the very best educational opportunities for all students.

During his 24-year career, Dr. Nivens has also served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and assistant superintendent. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and a Master of Education and Doctor of Education from Texas A&M – Commerce.

We are excited to welcome Dr. Nivens to the Lamar CISD family!

For more information on Dr. Nivens, click here.