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About LAPCS

Our Vision

Our vision is for a Louisiana where all children reach their full potential.

Our Mission

The mission of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools is to advance equity and educational access through the advocacy, support, and promotion of excellent charter schools in Louisiana.

LAPCS works to ensure:

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We Work with Purpose.
Every decision and action we take supports the mission and vision of LAPCS. 

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We are Inclusive.
We believe success comes with awareness, intentionality, and collaboration. We include and value all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 

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We act with Integrity.
We are always truthful, consistent, and values-aligned, ensuring we meet goals and produce outcomes in service to our mission.

Meet Our Team

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Caroline Roemer
Executive Director

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Leslie Hill
Civics Affairs Director
 

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Melissa Carollo
Finance & Operations Director

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Sarah Vandergriff Kelley
Legal & Policy Director

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Tiffany Crawford
Community Engagement
Coordinator

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Harmony Hobbs
Communications Director

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Board of Directors

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Jude Melville
Chairman
Chairman and CEO, Business First Bank

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Cleland Powell
Executive Vice President, First Horizon

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Dujan Johnson
CEO of Community School for Apprentice Learning, Inc.

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Jaimmé Collins
General Counsel and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Division, Liberty Bank

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Kenneth Campbell
CEO, New Schools for Baton Rouge

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Delano Wilson
Owner, M*A*C*S* LLC

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