Leann Wyrick Morgan, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Counseling and Human Services Department at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Northern Colorado. She is a former School-to-Career Coordinator and High School Counselor. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado, a Career Development Facilitator Instructor, and Master Career Counselor. She is a member of the National Career Development Association's 2016 Leadership Academy, and currently serves on the Governing Board of the Colorado Career Development Association (CCDA). She is a former board member and Division President (Guidance and Career Development) of the Colorado Association for Career and Technical Education (CACTE) and served 4 years on the governing board of the Colorado School Counselor Association (CSCA). Her research interests include, postsecondary and workforce readiness, school counseling, and career counseling with military veterans and other adults in transition.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Her research interests include, career development, postsecondary and workforce readiness, school counseling, supervision, counselor training and accountability, career/life programs for special needs students, working with students of poverty at the middle and high school levels, career planning for college students, and career counseling with military veterans and adults in transition. Her primary counseling experience is with adolescents and their families, both in the community and school settings.
Dr. Morgan enjoys spending time with her family skiing, mountain biking, and baking. She volunteers her time at the National Mill Dog Rescue in Peyton, CO, where she adopted her beloved dog, Tucker in 2014.