Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors of Science in Education Masters of Science in Education
Ms. Lisa Saxenian
Lisa Saxenian was born and raised in Waco, Texas. She just completed her 35th year in education, all in Waco ISD. She is currently the Dean of CTE Academies at Waco High. She graduated from Richfield High School in 1980 and then graduated from Texas Tech University in 1984 with a Bachelors of Science in Education. After receiving her degree at Texas Tech, she attended Baylor University and graduated in 1986 with a Masters of Science in Education.
Miss Saxenian started teaching Spanish in 1986 at Lake Air Middle School. In 1992, she was selected WISD Outstanding Teacher and Region XII Outstanding Teacher. In 1996, Miss Saxenian became an Assistant Principal at Lake Air. In 2000, she moved to Waco High School as an Assistant Principal. She was selected Region XII Assistant Principal of the Year in 2007.
Miss Saxenian has two sisters, Paula Miller and Dr. Carol Saxenian. Paula is an Instructional Specialist at Carver Middle School and has two grown children. Allen is a 2014 graduate of Waco High and a 2018 graduate of the University of Texas. Haley was the Valedictorian of the Waco High Class of 2017 and a 2021 graduate of Texas A & M. Carol retired from education after 30 years and now is a realtor in the Austin area.