The Tomball ISD Board of Trustees has hired Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora as superintendent of schools. Salazar-Zamora joined Tomball nearly three years ago as the chief academic officer. She has worked in education for 30 years. She joined Tomball from Round Rock ISD, where she served as the deputy superintendent of curriculum and administration. Prior to working in Round Rock, Salazar-Zamora was the assistant superintendent of school support services in Houston ISD. She also worked in Spring ISD as an area superintendent, an assistant superintendent, and the executive director of student/school services. While serving Kingsville ISD, she worked as the superintendent of schools for three years. Prior to becoming superintendent, she also worked in Kingsville as an assistant superintendent for curriculum/instruction and human resources, as well as a speech/language pathologist. While working in Bishop Consolidated ISD, she served as a principal and director of federal programs/special education. Salazar-Zamora began her education career in Alice ISD as a teacher, educational diagnostician, and speech and language pathologist. She earned a doctorate of education at Texas A&M University, a master of education in educational administration and a master of education in special education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and a bachelor of science at Texas A&I University. She will begin her new role as superintendent of schools in Tomball ISD in April.