• Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • M.S., Texas A&M University- Kingsville
  • B.A., St. Mary’s University


  • The American Elementary School
  • Reading: Content Area Reading in the Elementary School
  • Reading: Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas
  • Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods


Born and raised in the Lone Star State, Lydia Bartlett, Ed.D., has been working for over 30 years in public education. Starting as a teacher after earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and Special Education at St. Mary’s University, she transitioned into a multitude of leadership roles including Assistant Superintendent and District Coordinator of School Improvement for Gonzales Independent School District, Director of Special Education and Counselor and Campus Testing Coordinator at San Antonio Independent School District, and Adjunct Professor at St. Philip’s College to name a few. 

Bartlett earned a Master of Science degree in Guidance and Counseling and a Doctor of Educational Leadership both at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. As an expert in her field, she focuses on preparing the next generation of teachers for success with instructional strategies to develop students in the areas of reading, vocabulary and classroom content area material.

At home, Bartlett cares for her precious pets: a cat (Gypsy), a dog (Gabby) and two hens (Loretta and Gladys). In her spare time, she enjoys reading, visiting state parks, hiking and kayaking.

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