Karen A. Morgan, Ed.D.
Dr. Karen Morgan joined Temple ISD in 2005 and currently serves as the Director of Accountability and District Planning. Prior to her current position, Dr. Morgan was the Director for Secondary Education at Midway ISD and the Executive Director for Curriculum and Instruction for Troy ISD. She has been a middle school principal, an elementary assistant principal, director for career and technology education, a vocational teacher, and a kindergarten teacher.
Dr. Morgan earned her Doctorate of Education Leadership from Tarleton State University, her Masters of Education Administration from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, and her undergraduate degree from Texas Woman’s University. Her certifications include early childhood education, elementary comprehensive, vocational home economics, gifted and talented, and English-as-a-Second Language, as well as mid-management and superintendent certificates.
In Temple ISD, Dr. Morgan currently oversees a number of programs, including federal programs, state compensatory education and at-risk, homeless, foster, and summer programs. She is the chairperson for the District Education Improvement Committee and supports the development of campus and district improvement plans. Dr. Morgan’s responsibilities also include state and federal accountability through the Texas Accountability Intervention System as the District Coordinator of School Improvement.
Dr. Morgan has served on the Leadership Development Committee for the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, and as the Region 12 Director for the Association of Compensatory Educators. She has presented at the Texas Association of School Administrators Midwinter Conference, the National Association of Bilingual Educators Conference, the state leadership conference of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, and at the annual conference of the Association of Compensatory Educators of Texas.