Dr. Lacey Rainey, Area Superintendent
Dr. Lacey Rainey, serves as one of Denton Independent School District's four area superintendents. Dr. Rainey supervises the Denton High School zone and all schools in the heart of Denton. Dr. Rainey successfully led Pecan Creek Elementary School for five years, a diverse neighborhood school in southeast Denton that houses one of the district’s two-way dual language programs.
“Dr. Rainey is a natural fit for our support team and will continue to enrich the strong, historical tradition of excellence for which the Denton Zone has come to be known,” said Dr. Jamie Wilson, superintendent of schools. “Her commitment to academic rigor will be an asset and valuable resource, especially for our four International Baccalaureate campuses.”
Dr. Rainey brings 17 years of experience as an educator to the position, including three years of service as the assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and assessment in Community ISD. She has a reputation among her colleagues for being a thoughtful collaborative leader who has implemented proven, researched instructional practices that improve academic performance.
Dr. Rainey has previously taught for Lufkin ISD, Allen ISD and currently serves as an adjunct professor at both the University of North Texas and Dallas Baptist University.
Dr. Rainey earned her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin with a concentration in Spanish and master’s degree from Texas A&M University - Commerce. She completed her doctoral studies at Dallas Baptist University in 2016.