Educator, Betty M. Condra School of Education Innovation
Christine Lewis grew up in a military family and moved throughout her childhood. Her family life was full of struggles, which included the abuse of alcohol. At 17, Christine left home, and within one year, was married. Christine enrolled at West Texas State University (WTSU) and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She continued her education at Texas Tech University (TTU)and earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education. She continued her education, specializing in dyslexia, and served the Lubbock-Cooper School District for ten years. She started the district’s dyslexia program, which has improved the lives of thousands of students and families. After a few years of retirement, which included caring for her husband of 43 years before his passing, Christine began a new chapter in service to the special education community in Lubbock. She is teaching reading at the Betty M. Condra School of Education.