Pam Wells, Ed.D. proudly serves as the executive director for Region 4 Education Service Center, which is the largest of the twenty education service centers in Texas. Region 4 provides service to support more than 1.2 million students and approximately 101,000 professional educators in 48 school districts and 40 public charter schools in the seven-county greater Houston area.
Dr. Wells began her career as a teacher in Spring Branch ISD. She then served as a teacher, director of instruction, a secondary social studies curriculum coordinator, assistant to the superintendent, associate superintendent and interim superintendent in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD.
Pam has served as an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) where she received her M.Ed. and Ed.D. and in 2015 was honored as the SHSU College of Education Distinguished Administrator. During the CFISD 75thAnniversary Jubilee, Pam was recognized as one 75 honorees. In 2016 she was selected as an Outstanding Woman in Education by the North Harris County Branch of the AAUW. In 2017, she and her husband, Jim, were honored to become the namesakes of a new elementary school in Cy-Fair ISD, Wells Elementary.
Dr. Wells serves as the 2020–2022 Vice President at Large for the Urban Superintendents Association of America, on the Houston Education Regional Consortium (HERC) Advisory Board, on the American Heart Association Board of Directors, the HB 906 Mental Health Task Force, the Greater Houston Partnership’s Education Advisory Council, Upskill Houston Executive Committee, and the United Way Education Council; was selected as a member of the Center for Houston’s Future 2014 Business/Civic Leadership Forum; is on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University of Houston Department of Education; is on Houston Baptist University’s Teacher Education Advisory Council; volunteers at Reach Unlimited; serves on the Cy-Hope Board of Directors; and is a Cy-Fair Educational Foundation trustee.
Breakout Session: After the Storm Leadership Panel: Recovering Schools After Tragedy & Disaster