On-line Summer Institute Participant
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Name of School
Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Center for Educational Technology
Name of city, state
Baton Rouge, LA
Number of students enrolled in school
about 900,000 K-12 students in Louisiana (public and non-public)
General description of school and communities served
Louisiana has a diverse population and consequently
the Department of Education serves urban, rural, and surburban communities
of students. Unfortunately, a large portion of our student population is
from low socio-economic backgrounds (approximately 59% of Louisiana students
are on free and reduced lunch). Like many other states, we are working hard
to meet the challenges of educational reform, higher standards for students
and teachers, high stakes testing, technology integration, and professional
School's home page
The Louisiana Department of Education web site is
Information on the center at which I am Assistant Director is located at
The major instructional programs for which I have responsibility include
Next year's class assignment
I anticipate that I will be working on many of the same projects during the coming school year. In addition we hope to begin implementation of a new program for K-12 administrators, LEADTech. LEADTech will be a multi-faceted program, utilizing face-to-face seminars, compressed video conferencing, online courses, and technology workshops, designed to develop and support stronger instructional leaders in our schools ... with and through
Any general bio information
Alumnus of Math Forum Summer Institute '96; math teacher for 25 years, high
school principal for 8 of those years. I was born and raised in Louisiana.
Have been married for 23 years and have a sixteen year old son.
Any major interest outside of education?
Who has time??? But I do love to travel and read ... whenever the
opportunity arises. And, I particularly love spending time with my husband
and son -- just relaxing and enjoying one another's company.