BCA’22 Speakers

Dr. Joe Morton

Dr. Joe Morton is the current Chairman and President of the Business Education Alliance, an organization that seeks to unite the business and education community so that students and parents are better served, the economy can continue to improve, and Alabama employers can have access to a trained and effective workforce. Prior to his work with BEA, Dr. Morton served as Alabama’s 36th State Superintendent of Education for seven years and as the Deputy State Superintendent of Education for eight years. During his time in these roles, Dr. Morton guided the creation and implementation of the Alabama Reading Initiative; the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative; the Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide Initiative; and FIRST CHOICE.