ABOUT ME

Hi, I'm Bethany Luna

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WHERE I COME FROM

I was born and raised in Dumas, Tx. I moved to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University at 17 years old.  I graduated in May 2011 with a Bachelors in Psychology.  I attended Texas Tech and received a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy.  I have worked two jobs since I was 20 years old until April 2021.  I am kind, empathetic, authentic and a hard worker.  I believe I am a good candidate because of my history of listening, supporting and guiding people to growth for the past 10 years.  I want to use those skills to listen and understand the needs of the Lubbock ISD community and support the school district's growth based on those needs.  I want to use this platform to represent our biracial and queer students and teachers and create a culture of safety and understanding.

A THRIVING CAREER

I am a local Marriage and Family Therapist here in Lubbock.  I began my career working for Early Childhood Intervention with Lubbock ISD.  I spent countless hours supporting parents and teaching them how to access school resources, how to register their children for school and attending ARDs and accommodation meetings.  After leaving ECI, I began working as a therapist and clinical supervisor for The Bair Foundation.  We specialized in supporting children with severe behavioral concerns.  During my time there, I again attended meetings to support families and learned more about the school system.  These experiences, in my mind, has provided me a unique experience to observe the school system firsthand as an advocate.  This experience will support me in my journey of advocating for you and your children WHEN you vote for me. 

MISSION STATEMENT

Accountable Public Service

It is my nature to serve.  I was granted a gift to listen and empathize.  I believe this gift was meant to be utilized on a grand scale.  I am running in 2024 to bring that vision to reality.  I want to reach the Lubbock community, to empower LISD staff, parents and students to grow out of the current education crisis we are experiencing.  I know that I do not have all of the answers, but you do.  The experiences of the LISD community can speak to and teach me how best to honor and serve you.  This is my mission statement and my promise to you when you vote for me in 2024.