Special to the News-Times
COLDSPRING —Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD Superintendent Dr. Bryan Taulton has been named one of the 2022 Top 50 Black Professionals & Entrepreneurs of Texas.
Born and raised in Houston, at a very young age Dr. Taulton developed an unwavering desire for educational merit, which has been a driving force in his professional practice and success as an educator.
As a servant leader, his educational leadership philosophy and daily objectives are centered on being overtly immersed in doing whatever it takes to help both students and teachers excel in the classroom.
Dr. Taulton is a product of the Houston Independent School District. Upon graduation from Jack Yates Senior High School in 2001, he attended Texas Southern University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2005. A few years after earning his bachelor’s degree and beginning his career as an educator, he furthered his education by earning a master’s degree in education administration from Concordia University-Texas in 2009. In 2014, he attained a doctorate degree in professional educational leadership from the University of Houston at just 31 years of age.
Dr. Taulton has more than 15 years of professional experience in public education and has served as a teacher, assistant principal, junior high principal, high school principal and assistant superintendent before serving as the superintendent of Goodrich ISD for three years, followed by his current tenure at COCISD.
Dr. Taulton also teaches graduate courses at Houston Baptist University in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, specializing in School Law, School Business Management and Finance, Instructional Leadership & Evaluation, and Interpersonal Communication and Public Relations.
An up-and-coming leader in education, Dr. Taulton served as Co-Grand Marshal of the 2022 Martin Luther King Grand Parade in Houston, and was featured on The Path Forward podcast episode “Superintendent on the Rise.”