Mr. Shannon Clement has been named director of compliance and investigations for the Lafayette Parish School System. In this new role, Clement will be responsible for providing oversight and assuring implementation and compliance of board policies and administrative regulations.
Clement began his 27-year career in the field of education in 1995 after graduating from Nicholls State University. He served as a teacher and basketball/softball coach in St James Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Irving Independent School District, and Assumption Parish. Clement spent several years serving Assumption Parish in the capacity of a middle and high school assistant principal, followed by a 3-year stint as a principal of a 9th grade academy. For the last 9-years, he served as the director of human resources in Assumption Parish. In this position he also supervised the retirement, health/supplemental insurance, maintenance, child nutrition program, technology, and transportation departments.
“I am extremely excited to be joining the highly innovative team in the Lafayette Parish School System. I come from a family of educators that have spent their lives serving children within the public education school system. Like my family, I myself have dedicated my life to educating and serving children, as well as supporting district personnel. I look forward to building positive relationships with all educators in Lafayette Parish and I will assist in any way I can to support the Lafayette Parish School System’s vision,” states Clement.
Clement earned both his bachelor’s degree and his master’s degree in education administration from Nicholls State University. He furthered his education by earning an additional 30+ graduate hours from University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2007.