On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, Dr. John C. Moore began his tenure as Galena Park I.S.D.’s Superintendent of Schools, replacing Dr. Angi Williams, who retired after serving 40 years in education. Dr. Moore began his educational career as a teacher in Calcasieu Parish School, Sulphur, Louisiana in 1990. In 1991, he moved to Houston, Texas and became a teacher at W.C. Cunningham Middle School.
During his tenure in Galena Park I.S.D., he has spent 29 years as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent and associate superintendent. Dr. Moore earned his undergraduate and Master of Education degrees from McNeese University in Lake Charles, LA; and a Doctor of Education degree from Lamar University.
Dr. Moore recently stated, “To be an effective leader, you must first love the people you want to lead. Then, you can be sure the decisions the leader makes are based on what is best for the people he or she loves.”