Mark Liebenow, who currently serves as a teacher and coach at Concordia High School in Round Rock, was named the Outstanding Educator of the Year in the Texas District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). Liebenow was given this prestigious award at the Texas District’s Educators’ Conference held in Montgomery, Texas, November 2015.
Mark has been an impactful leader on the staff at Concordia since the school opened in the fall of 2002. He has served as admissions director, teacher, coach, advisor, principal, and executive director. He currently is serving as a religion and engineering teacher and tennis coach. Mark is also a respected leader and is very active with his church at Point of Grace in Pflugerville, Texas.
Liebenow is passionate about working with high school youth and bringing the best out of them. His goal is to develop transformational Christian leaders who will truly make a positive impact in today’s world. Mark regularly meets with students on his own time before school, helping them to understand and navigate the waters of a challenging world. While caring for and holding students accountable in all settings, he has a gift of helping young people realize that God loves them unconditionally and has a specific purpose for them in their lives.
Concordia High School is part of the largest Protestant Christian school system in the United States. Lutheran schools in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod have provided a proven program of education for over 200 years. These schools currently serve over 221,000 students nationwide in 2,255 early childhood centers, elementary & middle schools, high schools, and college & universities.
In the Texas District of the LCMS, there are currently 129 schools with 17,507 students and 2,484 educators & administrators.