Dr. Keri Launius has worked in PreK-16 education for over 22 years. With experiences from classroom teacher, campus principal, and district administration she has had ample opportunities to learn and grow as an educator. She began her career as a high school teacher and spent close to a decade teaching in Texas Public Schools. Working as a district leader Dr. Launius has earned many accolades including being nationally published and presenting on a national stage.
Launius graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Communications and a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She earned a Doctorate of Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and holds both superintendent certification and principal certification from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Away from the office, Launius enjoys taking part in community events. She has served as a member of many service organizations including Kiwanis, Rotary, Pecos 20th Century Women’s Club, West of the Pecos Rodeo Committee, and many others. She spends many evenings and weekends cheering for youth sports with her husband, John Launius, who is a high school football coach. The two of them have three children, including one that has just entered the teaching profession.