Left to right, Kent Reed, Clarice Papillion, Brad Soileau, Mike Doucet and Paul Hopkins
Brad Soileau, Oakdale High Principal, has been selected by the Louisiana Department of Education as one of only 24 candidates for the 2020 Teacher (Principal) of the Year. That is an incredible achievement and we salute you! On behalf of the Board of Directors of Dream Teachers, Brad was presented with this congratulatory gift to honor his accomplishment. This is the first of more recognition to come. Brad has been invited by the Dream Teachers and the First Lady of Louisiana to attend a reception at the Governor’s Mansion on May 23rd where the finalists will be announced. Then, on July 19th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge, he will be honored at the 13th Annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Awards. This event is known as the “Oscars of Louisiana Educators”! Dream Teachers, is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to elevating the teaching profession by recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators in the state.
As schools come to a close, and hurricane season approaches, the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is sharing resources to help families prepare for an emergency. Families can also visit www.getagameplan.org for more information, or download the “Get A Game Plan” app.