Dr. Le'Ann Downs joined Cleburne ISD in 2016. She grew up in Grapevine, Texas and began her career in education as an elementary school teacher. Dr. Downs's teaching experience consists of 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 9th grades with secondary experience in English. She served as a high school assistant principal in Mansfield ISD prior to becoming principal of Cleburne High School. Her husband, Brent, is the Director of Sales for a medical company. They have three children. Caleb is a journalist in San Antonio, Texas. Haley is a 2nd grade teacher and she and her husband live in Mansfield, Texas. Annie is attending the University of North Texas while serving as an international business intern. In her spare time, Dr. Downs enjoys sailing, reading, and traveling. She believes a caring campus environment and learner-centered instruction are critical to student success.
B.S. in Elementary Education, University of North Texas (1991)
M.Ed in Educational Leadership, Dallas Baptist University (2013)
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Dallas Baptist University (2017)