District Leadership

Dr. Smith

Dr. Greg Smith, Superintendent of Schools 

Dr. Greg Smith became the Clear Creek Independent School District superintendent of schools in January 2008. He was named the Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards in 2012, named the top administrator by the Texas Classroom Teachers Association and Superintendent of the Year for the Texas PTA in 2013.

Dr. Smith has led the Clear Creek Independent School District and its 5,000 employees on a journey to transform education in the 21st Century. Today, the Clear Creek Independent School District is considered one of the largest high-performing school districts in Texas while serving and leading over 42,000 students.  Dr. Smith is Co-Chair of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium, President Elect for the Texas Association of School Administrators, member of the Space Center Rotary Club, and former chairman for Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP).

In 2014, Clear Creek ISD was a finalist for the HEB Excellence in Education Award and TASA Honor Board Award.  In 2013, Clear Creek ISD voters overwhelmingly approved a $367 million school construction bond that led to the 1:1 tablet initiative and a $487 million bond election in 2017 to build new schools and renovate old facilities.   

Dr. Smith earned his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Oakland University, master’s degree in Education Administration from University of Houston Clear Lake, and his doctorate in Education Administration from Texas A&M University.

Dr. Smith and his wife, Kathy, are the parents of two daughters and grandparents to one granddaughter. 

Contact the Superintendent 

Phone: 281-284-0002
Email: grsmith@ccisd.net 


Superintendent's Cabinet

Dr. Steven Ebell 
Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction

paul mclartyPaul McLarty
Deputy Superintendent of Business and Support Services

hughesHolly Hughes
Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education

EngleDr. Karen Engle
Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education

Dr Casey OpryDr. Casey O'Pry
Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources 

District CounselLeila Sarmecanic
General Counsel

Robert BayardDr. Robert Bayard
Chief Technology Officer

Elaina Polsen
Chief Communications Officer

Brian Palazzi
Director of Safe Schools Department


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