Dr. Donna K. Crouch is a summa cum laude graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education; graduate of Murray State University with a Master of Arts in Education in Educational Administration, Level II and Rank I; and graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Sociology and minor in criminology. Donna completed her doctorate in educational leadership P-12 at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. She has a teaching certification in special education learning behavior disorders P-12 as well as educational administration certifications in superintendent, principal, director of special education, director of pupil personnel, and supervisor of instruction. She also has school safety endorsements in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Donna taught at Graves County High School for three years in the special education department as well as the credit recovery program. Upon receiving her master’s degree in 2007, Donna became principal of Gateway Academy High School, a non-punitive alternative school for children with unique needs, in Graves County, Kentucky, where, in 2016, she also became principal of the district’s alternative education center, which is a punitive placement setting, and in 2017, she helped establish a new virtual school program for her school district.
Gateway Academy High School and Graves County
Graves County Virtual School (GCVS) Pilot Program