Dr. Ryan Steele
Dr. Steele is in his fourth year as the Deputy Superintendent for Royal ISD. Prior to joining RISD, Dr. Steele served for 7 years as the Superintendent of Westphalia ISD and worked as a teacher and administrator in both Copperas Cove ISD and Belton ISD. Dr. Steele grew up in a suburb of Atlanta, GA and graduated from Norcross H.S. in Norcross, GA. He received his bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University and then studied at Tarleton State University for his master’s degree. He earned his doctorate degree from Texas A&M University in College Station. While in working towards his undergraduate degree, Dr. Steele had the opportunity to spend a semester attending Oxford University in England, where he studied philosophy, religion, and British history.
Dr. Steele is married to his wife, Holly, and has three children. Dr. Steele’s son, Tyler, is a 3rd grader at the Royal STEM Academy and daughter, Georgia Kathryn, will be starting Pre-K at the Early Childhood center this year. His daughter Elizabeth was born at the end of September.