Phone: (817) 740-3690
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, master’s degree in business administration from Texas Woman’s University
Lori Burton - Chief Communications Officer
Lori Burton was named Chief Communications Officer at ESC Region 11 in 2019. Lori received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and her master’s degree in business administration from Texas Woman’s University. She also received her Certified Public Communicator designation from Texas Christian University.
With more than 32 years of experience in educational communications, her background includes roles at the state level, working for the Texas Association of School Administrators, and at the regional level, serving as the communications officer for ESC Region 12 in Waco prior to joining the staff at ESC Region 11.
Her family has lived in the DFW Metroplex for more than 25 years, and her two children both graduated from one of the wonderful school districts in Region 11.
Little Known Facts:
- Although she majored in journalism and closely follows the Associated Press Stylebook, Lori is a die-hard supporter of the Oxford comma (using a comma before the “and” in a written list).
- Lori loves to bake and makes an effort to create each of her team members’ favorite homemade desserts for their birthday each year.
- Avid DIY-ers, Lori and her husband enjoy building and remodeling different areas of their home.