Dr. Christopher Moran is a 28-year veteran of public education who believes every student is blessed with gifts and abilities and he is driven to employ great leaders, teachers and support personnel to help students discover their areas of giftedness. He is a product of Whitehouse ISD, graduating from Whitehouse High School in 1987. He served as a teacher, coach, bus driver, assistant principal, and principal of Whitehouse High School from 1994 - 2006. He has served as principal of Clear Lake High School for five years, leading that campus from an Acceptable to Exemplary rating in just two years, and being named the largest exemplary high school in The State of Texas with more than 3,600 students grades 9-12. Dr. Moran served as Superintendent of Brownsboro ISD for five years prior to returning to Whitehouse.
Dr. Moran was named Superintendent of the Year in Region 7 (2019), Teacher of the Year (2000), High School Principal of the Year for Region VII (2006), Secondary Principal of the Year in Clear Creek ISD (2010), and currently serves on the Texas Education Agency Commissioner’s Cabinet, representing Region 7. While serving as principal of Clear Lake High School, Dr. Moran served on the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Board of Directors (2007-2011). Dr. Moran received a B.S. in Education from Evangel University (1992), a Masters in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Tyler (2001), and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University (2005). He has received Post-Doctoral training through the Lamar University Center for Executive Leadership (2015) and is a current member of the SMU District Leadership Fellows (2020).
With a heart for students, Dr. Moran is committed to ensuring all students are safe and secure, feel loved, and every student learns at high levels each day. Dr. Moran’s courageous leadership led Whitehouse ISD through a complete overhaul of the PK-12 instructional program and a $94.8 million dollar bond program, which provides facilities designed to enhance learning and promote student growth. Whitehouse ISD has received an ‘A’ rating from the State of Texas, thanks to the incredible teaching staff and support from the parents and community. His love for Whitehouse ISD is demonstrated every day in his interaction with students, staff, and parents.