Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Ledbetter has been serving Graham ISD as Superintendent of Schools since 2012. He has 22 years of experience in public education. Prior to Graham, Dr. Ledbetter served as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in Birdville ISD from 2009 until 2012. During his 13 years in Birdville ISD, he served in a variety of roles including: Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Principal of Birdville High School, Principal of North Ridge Middle School, Assistant Principal at the Middle and High School Level as well as the district's administrator of virtual education. Before moving into administration, he was a secondary science teacher and coach in Lake Travis ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Carroll ISD.
Dr. Ledbetter graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in 1993. He received a Master of Science in Education from the University of North Texas in 2000. In 2004, he earned his Doctorate in Educational Administration from Baylor University.
Dr. Ledbetter is active in local as well as professional organizations. He and his family are members of Oak Street Baptist Church in Graham, Texas. He is currently active in the Rotary Club of Graham, serves on the North Central Texas College Foundation Board and the Graham Workforce and Education Committee. He has previously been a member of TxASCD where he served on the board. He is currently a member of the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and serves on the Legislative Committee. He was selected in 2012 to be part of the Future-Ready Superintendents Institute.
Dr. Ledbetter has been married to his wife, Penny, for 16 years. She is a first grade teacher. They have three children: Landon (14), Luke (11) and Lauren (8).