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Northeast Times | October 18, 2021

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Lisa Crosslin Named Principal of Northwest ISD’s Clara Love Elementary

Lisa Crosslin Named Principal of Northwest ISD’s Clara Love Elementary

At their May 14 school board meeting, Northwest ISD trustees unanimously approved Lisa Crosslin as the principal of Love Elementary School in Justin.

Ms. Crosslin will move to Texas from Oklahoma where she has spent the past 25 years working in education. She has been the principal of West Field Elementary School in Edmond, Oklahoma since 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience in administrative positions such as principal, special education director, guidance counselor and a Title I/federal programs director in Oklahoma and Colorado. Her education career began as a secondary English teacher.

“Northwest ISD’s belief that kids come first is appearling to me because it directly aligns with my educational philosophy,” Ms. Crosslin said. “NISD is a progressive, high-achieving school district that values the engagement of students and families. I’m looking forward to being a part of that.”

Ms. Crosslin received her bachelor of arts from Oklahoma Baptist University and a master of education from East Central University. Additionally, she recevied a master in educational leadership from Adams State College and is pursing her doctorate in school administration from Oklahoma State University. She has served as a workshop facilitator for numerous organizations and conferences for Oklahoma public schools and is a Great Expectations Model School Principal. She is the recpient of various grants that focus on technology and action-based learning labs.

“Everyone has been so welcoming,” Ms. Crosslin said. “I look forward to getting to know our families, the students and the staff as we continue to build capacity for learning at Love Elementary.”

Ms. Crosslin will begin her position as principal of Love Elementary School this summer and replaces Mrs. Jaimie McAllister who is relocating with her family.