The 2017-18 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board at its Tuesday night meeting. Awards were given to one teacher from each school plus one teacher and one principal in each division: primary school, middle school and high school.
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) named Ascension Public Schools Instructional Supervisor Laura Roussel and Master Teacher Shaneka Burnett as Teach Factor Fellows for the recently launched Teach Factor initiative. This initiative illuminates the stories of effective teachers, principals and superintendents to reveal scalable solutions for teacher leadership – a factor pivotal to the profession and student achievement.
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Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of O'neil Robinson as Assistant Principal of Donaldsonville High School. "Mr. Robinson has served in our district for a long time in many different ways. He brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for student success to this new role," said Superintendent David Alexander.
Ascension Public Schools will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new library, classroom addition and covered play pavilion at Donaldsonville Primary School on Tuesday at 5 p.m. The projects represent a $2.7 million investment of upgrades for the school's 475 PreK through third grade students.
Ascension Public Schools announces the dates for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten registration will be April 9-13, 2018. Click for specific dates and times listed by school.
Ascension Public Schools construction crews found what appears to be a copper time capsule hidden in the wall behind the old Donaldsonville High School Auditorium's 1938 building plaque. The school system is researching the origins of the time capsule before planning a public event to open and share the contents with the community.
oday, Ascension Public Schools Instructional Supervisor Melissa Langlois was named 2018 Administrator of the Year by Illuminate Education. Langlois, who has a leadership role in the district's instructional data analysis work, was one of three finalists and the top winner out of 1,600 school districts across the country.