Staff Spotlight: Mansoor Al-Bayati - assistant custodial supervisor

Every week, we’ll shine a spotlight on one Lincoln Public Schools staff member! Get to know the wonderful people making a positive impact across various areas within LPS. This week, meet Mansoor Al-Bayati, assistant custodial supervisor at the Steve Joel District Leadership Center. 

“Mansoor is simply amazing. He does great work, which is frequently noticed and commented on by others. He is helpful, friendly and kind. I worked with Mansoor at West Lincoln Elementary School a few years ago. My friends there still talk about how much he is missed and how wonderful he is.” - Lindsay Stobbe, computing services help desk tech.

How long have you worked for LPS?
Six years.

What inspired you to become part of the education field at LPS?
I was always excited to see the type of student services provided by LPS. There are a variety of innovative programs that focus on supporting a wide student body. I was intrigued to join and be a part of the community that serves thousands of individuals and provides a good valuable education. 

What has been your favorite part of working here? What aspect of your job do you find most rewarding?
My favorite part about being with LPS is meeting new people and the most rewarding part of my job is when I get recognized for my hard work and accomplishments.

Did you attend LPS as a student? If so, which school(s)? If not, where are you from?
I grew up in Iraq.

What path did you take after completing your formal education?
I worked in the HVAC industry in Iraq and Jordan for 24 years before moving to the United States. However, when I moved to the United States, I was not able to pursue my education due to family responsibilities and duties. I worked with LPS as a custodian and then progressed in my career to become a custodial supervisor assistant.

What do you enjoy most about the Lincoln community?
I enjoy the friendly environment in Lincoln and people's willingness to help others!

Share a shout out to a former teacher who impacted your life.
Miss Hana. She helped me develop my English language through her encouragement and support at the beginning of my learning. 

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Published: June 28, 2024, Updated: June 28, 2024

Mansoor Al-Bayati - assistant custodial supervisor