Fine Arts

Admin Team

Director of Fine Arts


Ray Lavan

Ray Lavan is our new director of fine arts.Mr. Lavan served in West Orange-Cove CISD as the director of bands from 2006-2013 before starting his administrative career in the district as an assistant principal. In 2016, he joined Goose Creek CISD as an assistant principal at Sterling High School. In 2019, Mr. Lavan went to Beaumont ISD, where he served as an associate principal, principal at Paul A. Brown Learning Center, and most recent director of fine arts.

Mr. Lavan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Instrumental Music Education from McNeese State University and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. He is currently working on his Doctor of Organizational Leadership at Abilene Christian University. He has a School Management & Leadership Certification from Harvard University and an Executive Leadership Certification from Rice University.

Lavan is married to Diztorsha Lavan, a U.S. History teacher at Goose Creek Memorial.


Secretary to the Director, Fine Arts


Claudia Orozco


Claudia is in her fourth year as the district secretary of the department.  In her role, she assists Ms. Chiboroski in the organization of district events, financial processes, facility scheduling, and arranging faculty travel across the fine arts programs.  She has been with the district since 2011 and is an integral member of the administration building team.


Claudia is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and loves spending time with her two children, Alexia and Karmine.