Lucas Shivers has been named the director of elementary education for USD 383. Shivers will begin his position on July 1.
Shivers served as a sixth grade lead teacher for the Shawnee Mission School District. Prior to that, he was the administrator for the Above and Beyond the Classroom program and a fifth grade teacher for the Abilene Public School District. He has a dual bachelor’s degree in elementary education and agricultural journalism from Kansas State, a master’s degree in educational administration from Emporia State University and an doctorate in education leadership and policy studies from the University of Kansas.