Katy ISD Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt
Dr. Lance Hindt was named as Katy ISD Superintendent of Schools in June 2016 and officially joined the school district on August 1, 2016.
Prior to his appointment as Superintendent of Katy ISD, Dr. Hindt served as the Superintendent at Allen ISD. Under his leadership at Allen ISD, the school district earned numerous awards and recognitions, including being named as a finalist in the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards program and a finalist for the H-E-B Excellence in Education School Board Award. The Dallas Morning News also named Allen ISD as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2015.
Before assuming his role as Superintendent for Allen ISD in 2014, Dr. Hindt served as Superintendent of Schools for the Stafford Municipal School District since May 2011.
He began his career at Fort Bend ISD as a geography, health and physical education teacher at Dulles High School. He later became assistant principal at the school and was promoted to director of the Fort Bend ISD Technical Education Center. He then served as principal of Dulles High School until his appointment as assistant superintendent in 2007.
Dr. Hindt completed his post-doctorate work in educational leadership at Lamar University in Beaumont and earned his doctorate from the University of Houston, his master's degree from Prairie View A&M University and his undergraduate degree from William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Dr. Hindt is also a proud graduate of James E. Taylor High School in Katy ISD.