Amy C. Morton

Amy C. Morton has served in local, state and national education roles over the past 36 years. She is currently the Pennsylvania State Coordinator for the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) and serves one of their national facilitators for programs that engage school leaders in strategic thinking and system design to achieve equity and excellence for all students. Amy spent several years working for the PA Department of Education, including Executive Deputy Secretary (Chief of Staff) under Governor Corbett, Secretary for K-12 Education under Governor Rendell, and Bureau Director for Curriculum under Governor Ridge. Amy led the Capital Area Intermediate Unit as Executive Director after serving as Curriculum Specialist, Director of Education Services and Assistant Executive Director. Her career began as a high school social studies teacher after graduating from Dickinson College in Carlisle. She earned her M.S.Ed. from McDaniel College and her Letter of Eligibility from Shippensburg University. Amy has taught as an adjunct professor for Penn State York, York College, Wilkes University and Wilson College. She currently serves on the Board of Managers for Glen Mills School and is the recipient of numerous leadership awards from Pennsylvania professional associations.