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Association Leadership




Sheldon Jones, (Richland), President

26 years in Education
12th year as Superintendent in Richland Parish

  • 1996-2004 ELA Teacher and Coach at Delhi Middle School
  • 2004-2005 Assistant Principal at Rayville Elementary School
  • 2006-2007 Principal at Delhi Middle School
  • 2007-2011 Secondary Curriculum Supervisor


Patrick Jenkins



Patrick Jenkins (St. Landry), Vice-President

30 Years in Education

4th Year as Superintendent in St. Landry Parish

School year 2020-2021 begins Mr. Patrick Jenkins’ 30th year of working in education. He has worked in both the continental United States and Italy (DODEA). Patrick has worked as a basketball coach, teacher, assistant principal, principal, director, and now Superintendent of St Landry Parish. He has been married to Charlene (Wheeler) Jenkins for 30 years and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

  • B.S. Southern University 1991
  • M.Ed.  Southern University  2000




David Claxton




David Claxton (Jackson Parish), Secretary/Treasurer

28 Years in Education

5th year as Superintendent in Jackson Parish



  • 1993-1999 Sp. Ed Teacher at Rayville Elementary School
  • 1999-2003 Educational Assistant (Assistant Principal) at Rayville Elementary School
  • 2003-2004 Principal at Delhi Elementary School
  • 2004-2016 Principal at Sallie Humble Elementary School (Monroe City)





Wes Watts




Wes Watts (West Baton Rouge), Immediate Past President

29 years in Education

7th year as the Superintendent of West Baton Rouge Parish

  • 1992-1993   Science Teacher and Coach at Lee High School 
  • 1993-2009  Teacher, Head Basketball Coach, AD, Dean of Students at Central High School
  • 2009-2014  Asst. Principal 1 year, Principal 4 years at Zachary High School
  • Married for 27 years to Jodi with two children, Tyler (Danielle) and Kellie, and one granddaughter, Remi


Contact Information

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

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