LACUE: Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators

LACUE History

  • LACUE was founded on October 3, 1985, by Dr. Robert Gillian, Richard Loftin, S.H. Comfort, and Dr. Paul Ohme. The purpose of LACUE is to provide a professional nonprofit organization in the State of Louisiana which recognizes and promotes the use of computers in education.

LACUE Goals

  • The end purpose of the activities of LACUE is to enable the full utilization of the power of technology to assist in the fulfillment of the goals of education. To this end, the ultimate goal is to achieve significant and increasing improvement in the understanding of technology and to have available the more specific information and technical training necessary to all those who would beneficially apply technology in their endeavors:

     

    1. To participate in the coordination of activities relating to the educational use of technology.
      • To encourage the formation of, and support of, local groups concerned with educational uses of technology.
      • To interact with local, state, and national agencies to establish guidelines concerning the use of technology in education.
    2. To promote equal opportunity for all students to enjoy the potential benefits and enrichment of instruction that is afforded by technology.
    3. To promote the development of programs and standards for the training of those involved in technology related education.
    4. To provide for the sharing and exchanging of ideas, techniques, research, materials, and procedures for use in educational technology.
    5. To provide representation of members’ viewpoints in the formulation of laws and regulations, and to cooperate with the State Department of Education, the state legislature and other governmental agencies in matters relating to technology in education.

LACUE Officers

 
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President
Kim Leblanc
Calcasieu Parish School Board
1724 Kirkman Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-217-4100 ext 1028
 
 
 
 
 
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Past President
Inkie Landry
St. Tammany Parish School Board
2024 Livingston
Mandeville, LA 70448
985-674-3533
 
 
 
 
 
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Vice President (President Elect)
LaShona Dickerson
Lafayette Parish School Board
113 Chaplin Drive
Lafayette, LA 70502
337-521-7521
 
 
 
 
 
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Vice President (Advocacy & Program)
Dr. Sheryl Abshire
Calcasieu Parish School Board
1725 Kirkman Street
Lake Charles, LA 70602
337-217-4100, ext. 1001
 
 
 
 
 
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Treasurer
Dianne LeBlanc
Iberia Parish School Board
1204 LeMaire Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
337-364-7641
 
 
 
 
 
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Secretary
Dr. Tammy Seneca
West Baton Rouge Parish School Board
3761 Rosedale Road
Port Allen, LA 70767
225-343-8309
 
 
 
 
 
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Parliamentarian
Rob Logan
Livingston Parish School Board
13909 Florida Boulevard
Livingston, LA 70754
225-686-4313
 
 
 
 
 
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Publications/Communications
Brian Mull
Trinity Episcopal School
1315 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-525-8661
 
 
 
 
 
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Historian
Steve Comfort
West Feliciana Parish School Board
PO Box 1910
St. Francisville, LA 70775
225-635-3891
 
 
 
 

Area Directors

 
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Area 1 Director
Paula Naugle
Jefferson Parish Public School System
6818 Kawanee Ave.
Metairie, LA 70003
504-650-7415
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 2 Director
Stephanie Thompson
West Baton Rouge Parish School Baord
3761 Rosedale Road
Port Allen, LA 70767
225-343-8309
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 3 Director
Bonnie Dinvaut
St. John the Baptist Parish School Board
118 West 10th Street
Reserve, LA 70084
985-479-8108
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 4 Director
Lindsey Keely
Lafayette Parish School Board
113 Chaplin Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-521-7532
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 5 Director
Pam Nicholson
Calcasieu Parish School Board
1724 Kirkman Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-217-4100 ext 1040
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 6 Director
Ranay Lozada
Rapides Parish School Board
619 Sixth Street
Alexandria, LA 71309
318-229-2665
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 7 Director
Desiree Alexander
Caddo Parish School Board
5950 Union Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71108
225-324-8605
 
 
 
 
 
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Area 8 Director
Clint Miller
Ouachita Parish School Board
800 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA 71201
318-432-5127
 
 
 
 
 
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Member At-Large
Jake Ragusa
Ascension Parish School Board
1100 Webster Street
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-391-7153
 
 
 
 
 
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Member At-Large
Colleen Charles
St. Charles Parish School Board
13855 River Road
Luling, LA 70070
985-785-7247
 
 
 
 

Other Board Members

 
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2016 Conference Chair
Yvette Ardoin
Calcasieu Parish School Board
1724 Kirkman Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-217-4100 ext 1007
 
 
 
 
 
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LA DOE Liaison
Carol Mosley
Louisiana Department of Education
1201 N. Third Street - Suite 5-136
Baton Rouge, LA 70002
225-342-1849
 
 
 
 
 
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Post Secondary Director
Dr. Michael Beutner
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71029
318-342-1266
 
 
 
 
 
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Vendor Representative
Carolyn Swift
myON
8641 Foxfield Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
 
 
 
 
 
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Association Administrator
Bland O'Connor
LACUE Office
8550 United Plaza Blvd., Suite 1001
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
225-408-4413
 
 
 
 
 
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Senior Association Coordinator
Jennifer Constantin
LACUE Office
8551 United Plaza Blvd., Suite 1001
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
225-408-4414
 
 
 
 
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