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I have 25 years of experience in the education field. I started in Southern California at Hawthorne High School and was there for nine years as a social studies teacher. I moved to Oregon in August of 2006 and worked at Falls City School District for 16 years in many different capacities. My first five years, I was a high school social studies teacher and then was the K-12 assistant principal for four years. For my last seven years, I was the K-8 Principal at Falls City Elementary School and for five years I was the K-8 Principal and Superintendent. 
I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Loyola Marymount University, and Master of Science in Educational Leadership Policy from Portland State University.
I am married to Amy, and have three children, Amara, Amber and Kobe. I have been married for twenty-four years and live in Falls City. I enjoy camping, hanging out with friends and I am an avid Star Wars fan. I believe that all children can and will succeed. I'm extremely excited about the opportunity to work at French Prairie Middle School.

Dr. Pam Lybarger



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Dr. Pam Lybarger is a seasoned educational leader with a wealth of experience in administration, program design, and instructional leadership. She is passionate about creating environments where all students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. With her Doctorate in Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership, with a concentration in Equity, Pam brings a deep understanding of educational systems and a commitment to fostering inclusive and equitable practices. She has been the Assistant Director of Student Services for the Woodburn School District for the last four years. Before joining the Woodburn family, she led a K-12 behavior school, developed an alternative middle school program for students with significant behavioral challenges, and spent more than 20 years serving students with disabilities in a variety of roles. 

When asked about her move to French Prairie, she said, “I’m very excited to join the Spartan family and feel blessed to have the opportunity to begin the collaborative process and team building this year. I’m ready to listen, learn, and collaborate with a great team of educators, students, and families to help improve the conditions for success for French Prairie.”