2019 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule
James Colbert, Jr., MEd, Harris County Department of Education
James Colbert Jr. is an educational leader with a passion for students and a strong background in collaboration, communication and child advocacy. A visionary and systems-oriented thinker, Mr. Colbert has more than 20 years of diverse educational experience in multiple states including being a special education teacher, coach, high school administrator, district administrator, superintendent, and county superintendent. Mr. Colbert joined Harris County Department of Education in 2014 as Superintendent, where he is responsible for programs and services that support 25 districts and benefit 1 million students, representing approximately 20% of the students in the state of Texas. Mr. Colbert is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, and holds a Masters of Education Administration from Texas State University.