Degrees and Certifications:

University Degrees: B.A. in English (minor in History) - University of Texas at Austin (2003); M.Ed. in Secondary Education (minor in Literature) - Texas State University (2010); Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction - Texas A&M University (2021) Texas Certifications: English/Language Arts/Reading (8-12); Theatre (EC-12); English as a Second Language Supplemental; Principal (EC-12)

Mr. Bobby Leshikar

Current Roles

Mr. Leshikar currently teaches Dual Credit Composition 1301/1302, Dual Credit British Literature 2322/2323, and OnRamps Rhetoric 306/309K. He also serves as the English Department Head and UIL Academic Coordinator for ITM. Additionally, he coaches UIL Literary Criticism, Current Issues and Events, Ready Writing, and Journalism events. 

Years in Education

Mr. Leshikar is starting his 16th year as a teacher. He previously taught in Austin ISD, Bartlett ISD, and Taylor ISD.

Previous Courses Taught 

Mr. Leshikar has previously taught: English 1 and Pre-AP Engish 1, English 2 and Pre-AP English 2, English 3, AP English Language and Composition, UT OnRamps Rhetoric courses (306 and 309K), and high school Theatre.