• Lacye Goad Florez is excited to join the Wildcat Family as the principal of James F. Delaney Elementary.

    Lacye holds a bachelor's degree from UTA and a Master’s in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Commerce.  This is her seventeenth year in education.  She previously spent fifteen years as a Texas educator, with fourteen of those years in Mansfield ISD.  She has served as a first-grade teacher, reading specialist, assistant principal, academic associate principal, and principal.  Most recently, Lacye served as the principal of Cottonwood Elementary in Carlsbad, NM. 

    Lacye and her son, Colt, will be joining the Delaney Elementary family.  Lacye is newly married and her family includes her husband, Brady Florez; stepson, Dylan Florez; and son, Colt Goad. Brady and Lacye met in the third grade and have been friends ever since. She and her sister, Tiffany, were raised by their mother, Faith Goad, who instilled a love for education, family, and the Lord.