2023-24 Past-President

Contessa Orr, Superintendent, Muhlenberg County
Contessa Orr, superintendent in the Muhlenberg County school district, assumes the role of past president. She began her career as a special education teacher and quickly moved into administrative roles as counselor, assistant principal, director of federal programs, chief academic officer, and her current role as superintendent. A member of KASA since 2002, Orr has served on the leadership institute planning, NxGL2, and governance committees. She is an inductee of the Kentucky Women in Education Leadership and a Leadership Challenge® facilitator. She earned her B.S. and M.A. from Austin Peay University, Rank 1 from Western Kentucky University, supervisor of instruction and superintendent certification from the University of the Cumberlands.