Posted Date: 05/14/2021
The DeKalb ISD Board of Trustees officially named Dr. Christophor Galloway Lone Finalist for Superintendent at a Special Meeting on May 13. At the end of the mandatory 21-day waiting period, the DeKalb ISD School Board will vote on hiring Dr. Galloway as the next Superintendent.
Dr. Galloway and his wife Dr. Kimberly Galloway are excited to be joining the DeKalb community. Kimberly is also an educator. She earned an Education Doctorate in Teaching and Curriculum Design, and currently is employed as a STEM Specialist with Region 13. The Galloways are raising two children Gabriella 19 and Thomas 15.
Dr. Galloway has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History and a Masters of Education Degree in Gifted Education from American Military University. He received his principal certification from Lamar University. Dr. Galloway earned his superintendent certification and Ph.D. in School Improvement from Texas State University in 2019.
Dr. Galloway has a wide range of experiences. He served honorably for six years as a Military Police Officer in the Army Reserves. As a teacher, he taught every social studies course in grades 8-12, high school criminal justice, and he has been a gifted and talented teacher/coordinator to grades Kindergarten through 12. Dr. Galloway has taught AP courses and college-level English Language Arts courses for one of the most successful early college high schools in the nation. He has also been a successful 6A head wrestling and assistant football coach. In 2013, he was named the Regional Wrestling Coach of the Year.
As a campus level administrator, Dr. Galloway worked in Judson ISD as a high school At-Risk Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Academic Dean, and elementary principal. In each position, Dr. Galloway worked with the leadership team to improve instruction and increase educational opportunities for all students. Currently, Dr. Galloway is working as the Director of Teaching and Learning in Floresville ISD. In that role, he improved community engagement and expanded the dual credit program saving parents over $2.5 million in tuition costs. He also collaborated to improve the overall instructional leadership capacity of the district through coaching, feedback, and innovative leadership practices.
Dr. Galloway’s educational philosophy is built on the belief that all students will reach their full academic potential with an individually prescribed curriculum that is focused on teaching the whole child.
After being named Lone Finalist, Dr. Galloway said, “My wife Kim and I are excited to be joining the DeKalb community! We look forward to being a part of the amazing things happening in DeKalb ISD. I want to thank the School Board Trustees, DeKalb ISD staff, and community members that have already welcomed us to the Bear family.”