Advisory: BESE calls special meeting to consider next steps in selecting new State Superintendent

Jan 14, 2020, 11:11 AM by BESE Admin

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) has called a special meeting for this Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:00 am to consider next steps regarding the selection of a new State Superintendent of Education. The meeting will be held in the Louisiana Purchase Room of the Claiborne Building, 1201 N. 3rd Street, Baton Rouge.

At the meeting the Board will formally receive the resignation of Superintendent John White and discuss necessary transition activities in moving toward the selection of his replacement. The agenda also includes the ceremonial swearing-in of new members and the election of 2020 BESE officers.

The meeting agenda is available here.

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For more information, contact:

Kevin Calbert

BESE is the administrative policymaking body for elementary and secondary schools in Louisiana. The Board sets key education initiatives and works to outline an education agenda to achieve continuous improvement of public education as measured by student and school achievement.