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Martha Lyon Peek
Martha L. Peek is Superintendent of the Mobile County Public Schools. During her career which spans over forty-five years in the school system, she has been a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and deputy superintendent. She is now the first female superintendent in the 180 year history of the Mobile County Public Schools.
Martha is a graduate of the University of Alabama and the University of South Alabama. She is a member of a number of professional and civic organizations. She serves on the boards of the United Way of Southwest Alabama, Junior Achievement of Mobile, is a representative on the American Heart Association’s National Superintendent Roundtable and is a member of the Leadership Alabama Class XXVI. Martha was recognized in 2015 by AL.Com as one of the Women Who Shape the State of Alabama. Additionally, she has established a Leadership Roundtable and Signature Academy Councils that have linked business, industry and higher education in robust partnerships with the Mobile County Public Schools to inform curriculum design and support the development of student career pathways.
Martha is a native of Bayou La Batre, Alabama. She and her husband Tyler Peek live in the community and coastal area of Mobile County that has always been her home.
Larry Mouton is the Assistant Superintendent of Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education for Mobile County Public Schools. He started his career in Baton Rouge as a science teacher and coach. As a science teacher he taught biology, chemistry and physics. From his roots as a teacher he moved into school administration and has been a principal at middle and high schools in Mobile. His undergraduate degree is from his home state of Louisiana at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, his master’s degree is from the University of South Alabama.
In his current role he is charged with assuring that students graduating from Mobile County Public Schools are college and career ready. Through partnership with business, industry and colleges Mobile County Public Schools his staff has worked to convert all 12 high schools into career academies.
During his tenure directing the career academies and career and technical education Mr. Mouton’s team has focused on authentic career preparation for technical students. Over the past several years students in technical classes have gone from earning a total of 1000 industry credentials in 2010 to earning over 14000 credentials in 2017. These credentials include AWS, NCCER, NOCTI, ASE, OSHA, CNA and other relevant credentials. The expectation is that every student who graduates from Mobile County Public Schools will have a viable post-graduation plan, and the skills to make it a reality.