• Christopher Townsend, Assistant Superintendent

    Christopher Townsend Headshot

  • BCISD announces Christopher Townsend as the new Assistant Superintendent of Bay City Independent School District. 


    Townsend is a proud alumnus of Bay City High School and spent his early years of education at Bay City ISD. After Townsend’s college career, he returned to Bay City ISD in 1998 as a career and band teacher at Bay City High School. Over the years, Townsend’s career advanced to Assistant Principal and Principal positions within BCISD. Townsend has dedicated 11 years of his education career as an administrator and 13 years as a teacher. Townsend holds both a Principal and Superintendent Certification in EC-12. With over 24 years of experience in education, BCISD is looking forward to having Townsend’s vast knowledge and expertise in curriculum and instruction. We are excited to welcome Chris Townsend back to Bay City ISD and as a Blackcat once again.



    “We are thrilled to have Mr. Chris Townsend joining the team as Assistant Superintendent of Bay City ISD.  His breadth of knowledge and experience, both within BCISD and elsewhere, will prove to be invaluable to our community.” -Jill Westmoreland, Bay City ISD School Board President.


    “We are excited to welcome Chris Townsend as our new Assistant Superintendent. Mr. Townsend is fully vested in the BCISD community and committed to supporting our staff, ultimately resulting in success for all students.” Dr. Dwight McHazlett, Superintendent of Schools, Bay City Independent School District