Dr. Curtis Null became Superintendent of Schools in June of 2018. He has 20 years in education, serving 18 of those years in Conroe ISD.
Dr. Null earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston in 1998. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he attended the University of Florida and earned a master’s degree in 2000 with an emphasis in Sports Medicine while working directly with the Florida Gator football team.
In 2000, Dr. Null began his career in Conroe ISD at The Woodlands High School where he served as a teacher and athletic trainer for three years. During this time, he continued his education at Sam Houston State University earning his principal certification. In 2006, Dr. Null was named principal of Peet Junior High. In 2010, he was named principal of Conroe High School. That same year, he also completed his superintendent certification at Sam Houston State University. Dr. Null earned his doctorate degree in professional leadership from the University of Houston in 2012. In December of 2013, Dr. Null was named Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education. He became the Deputy Superintendent of Schools in January of 2016.
Under Dr. Null’s leadership, Conroe ISD has continued to receive the highest rating from Texas Smart Schools, formerly known as the FAST report, for high academic achievement while maintaining cost-effective operations. Conroe ISD is one of only two districts in the State to receive this recognition for 11 consecutive years. The District has also received the highest recognition for transparency from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for nine years in a row. According to the Education Resource Group, Conroe ISD is 2nd out of the 200 largest school districts in Texas for academic and financial performance. The District was also named by Forbes as one of the top 200 employers in Texas and has one of the lowest tax rates in the Houston metropolitan area. In 2020, Conroe ISD was recognized The Rotary Club of The Woodlands with a Community Hero Award.
In addition to his District responsibilities as superintendent, Dr. Null volunteers on numerous educational and civic boards and committees, including the Junior Achievement Board of Southeast Texas, the Montgomery County Food Bank Board of Directors, the Montgomery County Public Health District Board, the Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, the Conroe Economic Development Council, the Education for Tomorrow Alliance, and CASA of Montgomery County. Dr. Null is a graduate of the Leadership Montgomery County class of 2015, and, in 2020, was named Texas Counseling Association Layperson of the Year.
Dr. Null is married to Tanya, who teaches prekindergarten in CISD. They are members of First United Methodist Church in Conroe. Together they have two children, Travis, a 2018 Conroe ISD graduate, and Kailey, who attends school in Conroe ISD.