Dr. Lucas Shivers
As USD 383 director of elementary education, Dr. Shivers channels his life-long passion for positive student and staff learning to build the core values of student-centered instruction, responsible character development and adaptive leadership to facilitate growth for every student as a champion and advocate for innovative instruction.
He earned a dual bachelor of science degree at K-State in elementary education and agricultural communications, with a minor in leadership studies. He completed a master's degree in educational administration and building-level leadership from Emporia State in 2007. In 2012, he finished an EdD in educational leadership and policy studies from KU to empower data-driven, research-based leadership for school districts to succeed with instruction and learning for diverse student needs.