Dr. Lori Blaylock is the Superintendent of Schools in the Kaufman Independent School District. Dr. Blaylock began her career as a high school math and computer science teacher before advancing through various administrative positions at the elementary and secondary levels. She devoted sixteen years to central administration as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction and Assistant Superintendent of HR and Operations. She was named Superintendent of Kaufman ISD in 2012.
Dr. Blaylock holds a doctorate in Educational Administration from Texas A & M University-Commerce. She was the recipient of the M.B. Nelson Dissertation Award which allowed her to present her dissertation to a national audience, and invited back to the university as a guest speaker for dissertation classes. Dr. Blaylock received her Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Texas at Tyler where she was a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society.
Dr. Blaylock has published several educational articles and presented at state conventions for the Texas Association of School Administrators, the Texas Association of School Boards, and the Texas Association of School Business Officials. She is certified by the Texas Education Agency to provide continuing education for school boards and has done so for several Texas districts.
Dr. Blaylock is married to David Blaylock. They have two grown sons and daughters-in-law: David and Erin Blaylock of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Nicholas and Emily Blaylock of Bixby, Oklahoma, and are the proud grandparents of Eden, Harrison, and Elliott Blaylock.