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Superintendent Doug Loomis

Throughout a career in Amarillo ISD that has spanned almost four decades, Superintendent Doug Loomis has made an impact across the District, working in schools in every quadrant and at every level. He began as a PE teacher at Wolflin Elementary School and then taught science and health at Fannin Middle School.

As Doug’s career in AISD expanded, he served as assistant principal at Houston Middle School, assistant principal at Palo Duro High School, principal of Amarillo High School, and then Executive Director over the Caprock cluster of schools which includes Caprock High School and it’s 13 feeder schools. He also served five years as the District’s chief human resources officer before being named Interim Superintendent in October 2018. The School Board named him Superintendent in March 2019.

A native of Dalhart, Texas, Doug is a graduate of Oklahoma Panhandle State University and he earned a Master’s degree in Education from West Texas A&M University. He and his wife Gisele, a retired teacher, have two grown children. Daughter Jordan received her PhD in pharmacology from the University of Texas in Austin and works as a pharmacist in Houston. Son Braydan received a master’s in finance degree, also from UT, and works in the banking industry in Charlotte, North Carolina.