Dr. Sanée Bell is the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning in Katy ISD. She has also served as an executive director, elementary and middle school principal, assistant principal, teacher, and coach. In 2015, Sanée was recognized as the Katy ISD Elementary Principal of the Year. She earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston Clear Lake. Sanée is passionate about authentic, purposeful learning for students and teachers, and she also has a strong passion for leadership and its impact on teacher engagement, student learning, and school culture. Sanée recognizes her impact as a leader and uses her role to inspire, motivate, and empower others. Sanée has presented at state, national, and international conferences, and has contributed to several publications, including Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead.
Sanée is the co-author and co-editor of the Education Write Now Series and is the author of Be Excellent on Purpose: Intentional Strategies for Impactful Leadership. Sanée shares her thoughts on leadership on her blog saneebell.com.