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Office of the Superintendent

202 Rue Iberville
Lafayette, LA 70508

The Office of the Superintendent is responsible for overall oversight and executive leadership of the school district. Led by the Superintendent, the office also manages areas such as internal and external communications, risk management and business services. 

Superintendent - Francis Touchet Jr.

  • Associate Superintendent - Mark E. Rabalais, Ed.D
  • Assistant Superintendent, Business Services - Matthew W. Dugas
  • Director of Risk Management - Desiree' D. Early
  • Public Information Officer - Amanda N. Blanco

Associate Superintendent

202 Rue Iberville
Lafayette, LA 70508

The Office of the Associate Superintendent is charged with many important administrative responsibilities for the school district. The major focus of this department is district accountability and academic support.

Associate Superintendent - Mark E. Rabalais, Ed.D


  • Supervisor of District Improvement - Ryan Martin
  • Director of Child Nutrition - Renee Sherville, RDN
  • Director of Construction, Facilities, & Maintenance - Robert Gautreaux
  • Director of Accountability - Bryan Alleman
  • Accountability Data and Policy Specialist - Mandy McQuade
  • Lead Social Worker - Melissa Arceneaux

Administration & Operations

202 Rue Iberville
Lafayette, LA 70508

The Department of Administration is responsible for ensuring the operational success of the district, through oversight and management of services like transportation, accountability and technology, child welfare and attendance, nursing health services and human resources. Directors of elementary, middle and high school education are also part of the department.

Assistant Superintendent, Administration & Operations - Jennifer Gardner

  • Chief Operations Officer - Nicholas Jeffers
  • Director of Transportation 
  • Supervisor of Technology - Mindy Thibodeaux
  • Director of Elementary Schools - Ginger Richard 
  • Director of Middle Schools - Kathy Aloisio
  • Director of High Schools - Catherine Cassidy
  • Director of Child Welfare and Attendance - Dr. Rollan Moore
  • Supervisor of Nursing Health Services - 
  • Director of Employee Services - John Mouton

Curriculum & Instruction

202 Rue Iberville
Lafayette, LA 70508

The Department of Academics is tasked with developing and executing strategies to enhance student learning and ensure all support programs are working in coordination. This includes core academic subjects as well as early childhood education, special education, athletics, P.E. and health, world languages, art and music and English as a second language. The department works to provide all district students with the appropriate educational resources to maximize their potential. This includes career and technical education and the magnet academy program.

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction - Janine LaFleur

  • Director of Special Education - Holly Ortego
  • Director of Early Childhood - Emmy Thibodeaux
  • Director of Career and Technical Education and Lafayette Magnet Academies - Christopher Broussard
  • Director of Federal Programs - Latikka Magee
  • Math Specialist - Heather Olson
  • Art/Music/Media Center Specialist - Paget Guidry
  • K-5 ELA & Library Science Specialist - Catherine Guillory
  • Secondary ELA, Library Science (6-12) Specialist - Randy Bernard
  • Director of School Safety and Physical Education - Jared LeBlanc
  • Social Studies Program Manager - Laura Moreau
  • Supervisor of Language Acquisition - Connie Fontenot
  • K - 12 Science Specialist - Charmaine Jones
  • Coordinator of Student Placement and Counseling Services - Tonya Hebert, Sonia Hartley

Business Services

202 Rue Iberville
Lafayette, LA 70508

Serving the district’s financial management and business needs, the Department of Business Services handles important priorities such as budgeting, accounting, auditing and purchasing. This department also includes key operational areas like planning and facilities, warehouse coordination and the print shop.

Assistant Superintendent, Business Services - Matthew W. Dugas

  • Director of Finance - Anthony Mouton
  • Supervisor of Budget and Accounting
  • School Accounting Auditor and Internal Control Officer - Leah Tapo
  • Purchasing Agent - Lee Francis
  • Warehouse Coordinator - Brice Villard
  • Director of Sales Tax - Stacey Ashy
  • Print Shop Supervisor
  • New Construction Projects Director

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