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July 13, 2023

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Donnie Bartlett has been named Deputy Superintendent. Bartlett previously served as principal for an elementary campus at Birdville ISD.

Bartlett completed his 24th year in public education and his experience includes serving as an elementary, middle school, and high school principal for a combined total of 14 years in various school districts such as Grand Prairie ISD, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, and Keller ISD. He has been an assistant principal in Carroll ISD, an assistant athletic director for Keller ISD, and served eight years as a teacher and coach. Under his leadership, he supervised and implemented programs for school improvement, student and staff campus culture, and community engagement.

“My diverse and intentional experiences have allowed me to gain valuable insight into numerous leadership styles,” said Bartlett. “I find the work of public education to be the most rewarding of all professions. I thrive on the opportunity to serve others and help them to become their best selves.”

“As the District continues to position our schools for greatness, the focus is placing strong and dedicated leaders into roles where they can have the greatest impact on our students and teachers,” said Mike Lamb, superintendent. “Mr. Bartlett is a proven leader who will be an excellent addition to our team as we strive to Engage, Equip, and Empower each student to realize their full potential.”

Bartlett replaces Ross Roberts, the current deputy superintendent, who will be retiring in December.