Dr. Cindy Morgan


Implementation of College and Career Readiness Standards, item and assessment development, strategic planning and staffing, administrative mentoring, teacher evaluation, and data analysis to improve accountability ratings


Dr. Cindy Morgan is a former teacher, central office administrator, research professor, and current co-owner of The Excellence Group.

Dr. Morgan’s experience includes serving as the Principal Investigator for the development and implementation of the statewide MS-CPAS assessments at Mississippi State University’s Research and Curriclum Unit as well as the statewide Alternate Assessment program provided by The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Dr. Morgan also provided statewide training for Career and Technical and Special Educators to develop items and score the assessments. 

As an administrator, Dr. Morgan wrote and administered both federal and state grants, directed the district counseling program, and provided curriclum and assessment development and alignment for staff, including ELL teachers as well as  worked on scheduling and staffing for schools and districts. Dr. Morgan was also instrumental in assisting with strategic planning for continuous improvement on the accountability model at the school and district level to maintain the highest level of accountability. 


B.A.  Spanish, Mississippi State University

M.Ed. Student Personnel and Counselor Education – Mississippi State University

Ph.D. Educational Leadership, University of Mississippi