Phil Gore

Division Dir
Texas Association of School Boards

Phil Gore, a former Seattle-area school board member, is the Division Director for Leadership Team Services at the Texas Association of School Boards. He has worked with the National School Boards Association and the Washington School Directors' Association. Prior to working in school governance, Phil was a pastor and youth minister for twenty years. Phil is a PhD Candidate at the University of Washington. His doctoral research focuses on what school boards want from a superintendent. Phil has an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and a BA in Management. When he is not assisting school boards and superintendents, Phil enjoys mountain climbing, cycling kayaking, and long distance running with his wife and children. Phil can be reached at

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