After serving as assistant principal for the last 9 years, Layne Edelman has been named the new principal of Acadiana High School. During her tenure as an assistant principal, Edelman has helped to transform Acadiana High from a “D” to a “B,” and is eager to continue efforts to make it an “A” school. Prior to her work there, she taught social studies as a classroom teacher at Ovey Comeaux High School for 5 years. In addition to her work in the school system, Edelman also worked part-time as a human resources officer for the 1/244 Assault Helicopter Battalion of the Louisiana Army National Guard for 8 years, achieving the rank of captain.
Edelman is a graduate of Lafayette High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in secondary social studies from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2011, she completed a Master of Education Degree in educational leadership through the American College of Education.