Mrs. Teresa Morgan is the Superintendent of Hardin County Schools. She is in her eighth year of the position. She has 35 years of experience in education. She has spent her entire career with Hardin County Schools. Mrs. Morgan’s passion is that all HCS decisions should be student-centered.
Her educational career began in 1989 as a special education teacher at Vine Grove Elementary School. She was also an intermediate teacher during her time there. In 1997, she accepted a primary teaching position at Woodland Elementary School. In 2000, she was hired to be Woodland Elementary School’s assistant principal. She became the principal at Woodland three years later and served in that capacity for eight years.
She became HCS Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction in 2011. She had the opportunity to work with all the schools in the district in that capacity.
The Hardin County Board of Education asked her to serve as Superintendent of Hardin County Schools in March 2016 and she started full-time in that role on July 1, 2016.
Mrs. Morgan is a 1989 graduate of Brescia College. She earned her Master of Education Degree from Western Kentucky University in 1994. She obtained her Principal Certification in 1997 and her Superintendent Certification in 2014 from WKU.
Mrs. Morgan is married to C. H. Morgan and they have three adult sons. She is the daughter of Teresa Thompson, an educator for over 48 years.
Past AASA Kentucky Superintendent of the Year Winners:
2023 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year: Rob Clayton
2022 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year: Martin Pollio
2021 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year: Patricia Sheffer
About the Award:
The Superintendent of the Year program, sponsored by First Student and AASA, pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools.
State-level winners are selected on the following criteria:
- Leadership for Learning
- Community Involvement