LASS IDENTIFIES PRIORITIES FOR STUDENT OUTCOMES
Superintendents of the state’s public education systems have announced key priorities for the current and upcoming school years to positively impact student achievement in all school districts. Click HERE to read our official Press Release.
LASS 2020 FALL CONFERENCE
The Louisiana Association of School Superintendent’s Fall Conference was held November 4-6, 2020 at the Crown Plaza in Baton Rouge, LA. There were over 50 superintendents from across the state in attendance.
CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FOR SUPERINTENDENTS
ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE CURRENTLY OPERATING PHASE III MODIFIED COVID-19 GUIDELINES.
As AASA states and LASS agrees, we recognize your concerns about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its impact on schools, and aims to provide the best, most up-to-date information available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We are also working on other communications measures to keep you abreast of strategies, tools and recommendations. Click HERE to learn more about what school districts can due during this critical time.
SHELDON JONES NAMED 2021 SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR
During the LASS Fall Conference, Sheldon Jones was named the 2021 Louisiana Superintendent of the Year. In 2011, Jones was appointed superintendent of the Richland Parish School Board. From 2012 to 2018, he led the district’s effort in gaining full unitary status from its 52 year old federal desegregation order. Jones played a lead role in securing
$73.3 million in funding through sales tax renewals and bond propositions. He has presented nationally at the 2010 National Conference on Student Assessment in Minneapolis, MN and the 2019 National Conference on Education in Los, Angeles, CA. During the 2013-2014 school year, he served as Chairman of the Region VIII Superintendents’ Association. In 2018-2019, he served as Chairman of the Region VI, VII, and VIII Superintendents’ Association. Jones previously served as Secretary-Treasurer of LASS and currently serves as the association’s Vice-President. He will represent Louisiana in the National Superintendent of the Year competition held during the AASA 2021 National Conference on Education on February 18-19, 2021.
In Other News
Click HERE to view job opportunities that are available around the state. NEW POSITIONS CURRENTLY VACANT IN CONCORDIA AND WEST CARROLL PARISHES.