Thank You for a Wonderful LACUE 2018!

We would like to thank EVERYONE who was involved in LACUE 2018. Each and every one of you made this year's conference one of the best ever. We hope that you left feeling energized and ready to tackle new ideas and learning opportunities with your students.

Since it's never too early to start thinking ahead, we invite you to hold the dates of December 10-12, 2019 for the LACUE 2019 Conference.
2018 LACUE State and Regional Winners

State Educators of the Year

Educator of the Year- Karl Bruchhaus, Calcasieu Parish Schools
Elementary School Teacher of the Year- Karen Dafoe, B.R. Center for Visual & Performing Arts
Middle School Teacher of the Year- Ashley Chauvin, Young Audiences Charter School
Secondary School Teacher of the Year- Danielle Delaune, St. Amant High School
Post-Secondary School Teacher of the Year- Kathleen Williams, McNeese State University
Leader of the Year- Susan Dupre, St. Mary Parish Central Office

Regional Educators of the Year

Region 1

Elementary-  Kelli Matherne, Mimosa Park Elementary, St. Charles
Middle- Ashley Chauvin, Young Audiences Charter School, Jefferson
Secondary- Ashley Evison, Cabrini High School, Orleans

Region 2
Elementary- Karen Dafoe, B.R. Center for Visual and Performing Arts, E. Baton Rouge
Middle- Tyler Colson, Park Forest Creative Science and Arts Middle Magnet, E. Baton Rouge
Secondary- Claire Luikart, St. Joseph's Academy, Diocese of Baton Rouge
Leader- Nikole Blanchard, The Dunham School, E. Baton Rouge

Region 3
Elementary- Alecia Johnson, Lake Pontchartrain Elementary, St. John the Baptist
Middle- Jennifer Dixon, Dutchtown Middle, Ascension
Secondary- Danielle Delaune, St. Amant High School, Ascension
Leader- Susan Dupre, St. Mary Parish Central Office, St. Mary

Region 4

Elementary- Lesli Hebert, North Lewis Elementary, Iberia
Middle- Kathryne Barras, North Lewis Elementary, Iberia
Secondary- Roxanne Guillory, Schools of the Sacred Heart, Diocese of Lafayette
Leader- Kathy Boulet, Schools of the Sacred Heart, Diocese of Lafayette

egion 5
Elementary- Leslie McFarland, W.T. Henning Elementary, Calcasieu
Middle- Heidi Duplantis, Lake Arthur High Scool, Jefferson Davis
Secondary- Shiv Kumar, LaGrange High School, Calcasieu
Leader- Karl Bruchhaus, Calcasieu Parish Schools, Calcasieu
Post-Secondary- Kathleen Williams, McNeese State University, Calcasieu

Region 6
Elementary- Lauren Lloyd, Ball Elementary School, Rapides
Middle- Erika Rogers, Negreet High School, Sabine
Secondary- David Boe, Avoyelles Public Charter School, Avoyelles
Leader- Kimberly Bennett, Rapides Parish Central Office, Rapides

Region 7
Elementary- Shandrick Tasby, Plantation Park Elementary, Bossier
Middle- Guy Delcominette, Youree Drive Middle School, Caddo
Leader- Lynda Delo, Caddo Parish Public Schools, Caddo
Post-Secondary- Cameron Beckham, LSU Shreveport, Elm Grove Middle School, Bossier

Region 8
Elementary- Katherine High, Jesus the Good Shephard School, Diocese of Shreveport
Middle- Stephanie Wilkes, Good Hope Middle School, Ouachita
Secondary- Abbie Cates, West Ouachita High School, Ouachita
Leader- Danielle Monroe, Calhoun Middle School, Ouachita
Post-Secondary-  Katie Dawson, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Ouachita

ISTE Board Election Results

The votes have been counted, and we are beyond thrilled to tell you that our own Nikole Blanchard from The Dunham School in Baton Rouge will be serving on the ISTE Board.

Nikole will begin serving her two-year term on January 1, 2019.

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Area 7
Area 7/EdCamp nLA Conference

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Area 1
Area 1/EdCampNOLA Conference

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