Theresa Hamilton is the chief academic officer for the Tangipahoa Parish School System, a rural district of 33 schools in southeast Louisiana. She oversees several departments, including Special Education, Educational Technology, Federal Programs, and K-12 Curriculum & Instruction. Hamilton has worked to create a school network support structure, develop the TPSS Framework for Learning, initiate the District Advisory Team, and organize leadership development opportunities for faculty.
Hamilton has completed coursework for a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Louisiana Tech University. She earned her master's degree in school administration and plus 30 from Northwestern State University and a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Southern University in Baton Rouge. Hamilton has served as a teacher, principal, federal programs supervisor, and chief desegregation officer. She is a member of the inaugural cohort of the Louisiana Department of Education's Executive Leadership Academy.