Humble ISD announces new Assistant Director of Emergency Management and Safety

Humble ISD announces new Assistant Director of Emergency Management and Safety  

Humble ISD has chosen Dean Herbst to be the new Assistant Director of Emergency Management and Safety in the Humble ISD Police Department. Herbst currently is an Assistant Principal at Kingwood High School. The position became open when Police Chief Solomon Cook named Guadalupe Garza, who previously served in the emergency management role, as Commander for Operations in the Humble ISD Police Department.

Herbst has been an Humble ISD staff member since 1996.

“I am very excited to be joining our district’s team of proven emergency management and safety professionals and police officers, and I am looking forward to continuing the ongoing process of creating environments and protocols that support students, staff and the community,” he said.

During his time with Humble ISD, Herbst was named campus Teacher of the Year in 2004 and 2009. He taught U.S. History and coached football and soccer.

Prior to Humble ISD, Herbst was a social studies teacher and coached football and soccer at Allen High School in the Dallas area.  He also previously served as a Military Police Officer in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Herbst was born in Chicago and grew up in Plano, Texas.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.  He later earned his Master of Education from Sam Houston State University. Herbst will assume his new role on March 16.   He is now in his 28th year as an educator.

Dean Herbst