Kirk Hatcher presently serves as State Representative for the District 78 and the Director of Head Start in Montgomery County. A former English educator, Representative Hatcher taught a total of 17 years in schools in Montgomery, Alabama, Miami, Florida, and Rye, New York. He is native of Montgomery, Alabama, and a graduate of Saint Jude High School and Resurrection Catholic Elementary School.
Kirk received his Bachelor of Arts degree in the English and Political Science departments at Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia. He later earned the Master of Divinity degree from Emory University’s School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia.
Prior to his arrival at Rye Country Day School, Rye, New York in Fall 2012, Kirk served on the faculties at Palmer Trinity School, Miami, Florida, and as an adjunct instructor/lecturer at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida. He also spent a couple of years serving on the English faculties in the Montgomery Public Schools, Montgomery, Alabama beginning in January 2000. Having served as an intern in the Office of Admission at Emory University from 1996-98, he was later appointed to the position of Associate Dean of Admission in the Office of Admissions at one of the country’s largest consortium of seminaries—The Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia. He was later selected to serve as the Senior Program Officer for ITC FaithWorks Foundation.
Once active on the visiting lecture circuit, Kirk has offered annual mini-lectures on the Theology of Gospel Music mostly during the fall/winter semesters at the following educational institutions: Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts; Hamilton College, Clinton, New York; Wells College, Aurora, New York; Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, California; Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia; Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania; The Dana Hall School, Wesley, Massachusetts, and The Asheville School, Asheville, North Carolina.
While in his native Montgomery between the years 1988 and 1992, he served as a member of the staff at Alabama State University in the following capacities: Special Legal Assistant to the University General Counselor (Solomon S. Seay, Jr., Esq.); and Program Coordinator for Targeted Educational Advancement. A 1992 alumnus of Leadership Montgomery Class iX, Kirk served as the founding President of Success Roundtable: 2001, Inc. (an economic development organization comprised of business leaders, college presidents, clergymen, lawyers, lawmakers, physicians, educational leaders, and military officers). He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Kirk is an accomplished vocalist and pianist (having served as choral director/keyboard accompanist beginning at age nine in his home/family congregation, Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church). A licensed Baptist minister, Kirk once served a yearlong appointment as the guest interim Senior Minister at the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama.
A true believer in the words uttered by St. Luke (paraphrased)—“To whom much is given, much is indeed required.”
Known contact information for Kirk Hatcher from Montgomery, AL.
- 11 South Union Street, 7th FloorMontgomery, AL 36130
- Phone: 334-261-9001
- Official Email: Unknown
Known educational history for Kirk Hatcher from Montgomery, AL.
- MDiv, Theology, Emory University, 1993-1997
- BA, English Language and Literature, Morehouse College, 1983-1988
Known political history for Kirk Hatcher from Montgomery, AL.
- Candidate, Alabama State Senate, District 26, 2022
- Senator, Alabama State Senate, District 26, 2021-present
- Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 78, 2018-2021
- Candidate, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 78, 2018
Known professional history for Kirk Hatcher from Montgomery, AL.
- English Teacher, Rye Country Day School, 2012-2015
Known organizational history for Kirk Hatcher from Montgomery, AL.
- Former Employee, State of Alabama Transportation Legal Division
- Founder, Success Roundtable: 2001, Incorporated
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