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The Louisiana Association of School Superintendents (LASS), founded in 1970, is a professional organization for superintendents in our state. LASS members are the chief education advocates for children. LASS members advance the goals of public education and champion children’s causes in their school districts. As school system leaders, LASS members set the pace for academic achievement. They help shape policy, oversee its implementation and represent school districts to the public at large.

LASS’ top priority is advocating for K-12 public school students and to be the driving force of education in Louisiana.

Our purpose is to improve administrative leadership and to cooperate and maintain an effective working relationship with other agencies, institutions, and associations for the advancement of public education in Louisiana.

Specifically, LASS is concerned with: 

  • The improvement of school administration in Louisiana.
  • The in-service and pre-service training of city and parish school superintendents.
  • The encouragement of state-wide study projects and educational problems in administration.
  • The cooperation with research agencies, foundations, universities, and colleges whose tasks are to teach, provide research, and assist in the improvement of school administration.

LASS is also concerned with administrative and supervisory policies created at the parish, state, and national levels that are consistent with the promotion of good educational practices within the state of Louisiana.   

LASS serves superintendents in eight regions throughout Louisiana.

This website includes information about LASS’ governance activities, advocacy initiatives, membership, conferences and meetings, program and resource development, and more.


Contact Information

Louisiana Association of School Superintendents
2713 Indian Mound Blvd.
Monroe, Louisiana 71201
Phone: 225-229-6021

LASS Executive Director

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