Executive Cabinet Members
Dr. Sandy Conklin, Area Executive Director of Campus Leadership

Area Executive Director of Campus Leadership

Dr. Sandy Conklin

Area Executive Director of Campus Leadership





Dr. Sandy Conklin joined the Goose Creek CISD as area executive director of campus leadership in July 2020. Dr. Conklin oversees a group of schools and partners with principals and staff to provide leadership and support for innovative practices that maximize student success. 


Dr. Conklin brings two decades of administrative experience serving as principal in Northwest ISD and Crowley ISD.  He began his career in Pearsall ISD as a sixth grade world cultures teacher. Additionally, he has worked in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD as a history teacher and coach and also served as an educator in Grand Prairie ISD. Dr. Conklin was selected as the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Elementary Principal of the Year. He is passionate about professional learning and has presented across the state and nation on leadership, depth and complexity, differentiation and school climate and culture. 


Dr. Conklin earned his doctorate in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University. He holds a master’s degree in educational leadership and policy studies from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Science in elementary education with a middle school endorsement from the University of Northern Iowa. He currently serves as an adjunct professor for the University of Houston-Clear Lake in their Educational Management and Principal Certification program. 

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