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LPSB to interview two candidates for interim superintendent

Posted at 2:42 PM, Apr 23, 2019

The Lafayette Parish School Board meets in special session tomorrow to interview the two candidates for interim superintendent.

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow.

Nine people applied for the job; only two remain and both are current LPSS employees.

Bart Thibodeaux currently is the board’s director of special education.

Thibodeaux has been an educator in public education for 27 years, in Lafayette and Acadia parishes. He holds degrees in English, education and administration and supervision from UL and McNeese.

During his career, he has worked as a director, coordinator and teacher. In his cover letter, Thibodeaux says he believes that every student can attain a post-secondary degree or pursue a professional career.

Here’s his application for the job:

Irma Trosclair is currently assistant superintendent for the district. She has been an educator for 35 years in public schools in Lafayette, Acadia, St. Landry, Allen and Jeff Davis parishes. She holds degrees from LSU and McNeese in elementary education and administration and supervision.

During her career, she has worked as an assistant superintendent, administrator, principal and teacher. In her cover letter, she says that she has always been committed to student achievement and believes that all students deserve a high-quality educational experience.

Here’s her application for the job: