Meet the Team



Degrees and Certifications:

Michelle Williams, Ed.D.

Executive Director of Facilities

Dr. Michelle Williams, a long-time administrator in facility management, construction and safety and security, is the executive director of Facilities for the Harris County Department of Education. 

Dr. Williams previously served as operations director at Fredericksburg Independent School District. She joined HCDE in 2024 with 27 years of experience in education, beginning her career as an agricultural science and natural resource instructor in Sinton ISD and later in Tuloso-Midway ISD. 

She moved to the private sector in 2007 before returning to Tuloso-Midway ISD as a classroom teacher and also serving as the school district’s career and technology coordinator for two years. 

Dr. Williams moved into administration in 2013, serving as director of technology and career and technical education for Tuloso-Midway ISD. 

In 2018, Dr. Williams was named director of technology for Fredericksburg ISD and in 2020, she assumed the role of operations director, overseeing the maintenance, facilities and custodial departments.  

During her time in the classroom, Dr. Williams helped in the state adoption of agriculture curriculum as science credit. While at Sinton ISD, she became the first competitive female Agricultural Mechanics coach in the state. She was instrumental in implementing career programs for trades at Tuloso-Midway ISD that were relevant to the district and Coastal Bend region. 

Dr. Williams earned her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Texas A&M University-Kingsville and her Master of Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University. She earned her Doctor of Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. 



Degrees and Certifications:

Joe Carreon

Director of Construction

Joe Carreon is the director of Construction at HCDE. Carreon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in political science and a Bachelor of Science in Engineer Technology–Structural Analysis & Design. Before joining HCDE in 2018, Carreon worked with the Houston Housing Authority, where he managed the following projects: an $800,000 Community Park in Houston's Fifth Ward, an $8M Rehabilitation of the HHA Office Building, and a $23M Affordable Housing–Multifamily. He has more than 10 years of construction management experience, including his own small construction business. His professional affiliations include US Army Veteran and Houston Livestock & Rodeo Western Arts Committee Member.

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    Harris County Department of Education
    6300 Irvington Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77022

    Phone: 713-694-6300