Phone: 662.843.3529


Degrees and Certifications:

Doctor of Education Education Specialist Master of Education Bachelor of Arts

Dr. Teressa Fulgham McCarty

Teressa Fulgham McCarty is a wife, mother, leader, learner, sister, mentor, and friend. She is a product of the Jackson Public School District in Jackson, MS, and she continued her education at Tougaloo College and Mississippi College. Professionally, Dr. McCarty serves as Deputy Superintendent for the Cleveland School District in Cleveland, MS.

In her professional career, Dr. McCarty has served as a classroom teacher, interventionist, and administrator. She has experience working at elementary, secondary, and postsecondary schools. Her special areas include Policy & Accreditation, Career and Technical Education, and Public Relations.

Teressa Fulgham McCarty is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a Life Member of the Tougaloo College National Alumni Association. Her dear Alma Mater has recognized her as a recipient of the Tougaloo College 40 Under 40 Award, 2016; United Negro College Fund National Alumni Council Outstanding Young Alumni- Tougaloo College Award, 2016; and Tougaloo College Jackson-Tougaloo Alumni Chapter Alumna of the Year Award, 2015.