Ryder Warren, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
PO Box 77070
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Dr. Ryder Warren is leading Northwest ISD as superintendent of schools. With a focus on students and a future-ready vision, he is committed to ensuring that NISD teachers have the tools and resources to create more than 23,000 student success stories.


In July 2016, Dr. Warren joined Northwest ISD after serving as superintendent of Midland ISD for the previous six years. He led Marble Falls ISD as superintendent of schools from July 2003 to June 2010 and was previously the superintendent at Crane ISD and Thorndale ISD.


Dr. Warren began his career in education as an English teacher and coach in Georgetown ISD. With a desire to broaden his impact and service to students, he served as principal in Whiteface Consolidated ISD and Crosbyton ISD. He also served as an adjunct instructor for Texas Tech University.


Dr. Warren has a Bachelor of Science degree from Angelo State University, a Master of Educational Administration from Southwest Texas State University, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Texas Tech University. He holds certifications as a superintendent, mid-management administrator, secondary English teacher, and secondary physical education teacher.


Dr. Warren and his wife, Jill, are the proud parents of three children - Joshua, Taylor Ann, and Boomer.