Mr. Christopher Carter is a passionate educator who is the incoming Assistant Principal at Carroll Elementary for the 2023-2024 school year. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Mr. Carter relocated to Houston, Texas in 2018, driven by his desire to make a positive impact on the lives of students in a diverse and dynamic educational environment.
Mr. Carter's educational journey began at Bowling Green State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a specialization in English Language Arts for grades 7-12. Driven by his passion for leadership and a desire to effect systemic change, Mr. Carter pursued a Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in Educational Leadership at Ball State University. This advanced degree provided him with a deep understanding of educational administration and equipped him with the skills necessary to foster a positive school culture, promote effective instructional practices, and support the professional growth of his colleagues. Continuing his dedication to personal and professional growth, Mr. Carter is currently a 2nd year doctoral student in the Educational Leadership program at Ball State University. Through his doctoral studies, he is expanding his knowledge and expertise in educational leadership and exploring innovative approaches to school improvement.
Over the past five years, Mr. Carter has served with distinction in Galena Park Independent School District (ISD). His roles have included English teacher, academic teacher leader, and new teacher mentor. Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Carter is an active member of the Houston arts community, serving as the Founder and Artistic Director of Voices of Houston, a choral ensemble dedicated to preserving the performance and practice of the Negro Spiritual.
As a servant leader, Mr. Carter is dedicated to utilizing his skills and talents to ensure that students have the opportunity to make their dreams come true. He believes in fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment where all students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. With his strong background in educational leadership, his commitment to professional growth, and his passion for making a difference, Mr. Christopher Carter is honored to serve as the assistant principal at Carroll Elementary.