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1920s in New Orleans...this year's theme, "Gatsby, Roaring in the Middle"!

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Conference Agenda Available!

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Conference Presentations: Want to present at this year’s conference?
Click here! Share the great practices and inform others about what is taking place with your school or district. Apply to present!


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Conference Registration Now Available! CLICK HERE! (Note: After logging in you must click on “Conference Registration” located at the top or on on the right side of the page.) See pic…

Early-bird Reg. is $125. Payment must be received by Oct. 24. Any payment received after the 24th will be considered late registration and is $150.

pic**Thursday November 10, you are invited to wear 1920’s apparel. Your garb will be used for a special photo op!** The Roaring 20s!!!!

All Conference presenters, the deadline to submit your proposal is October 7. Apply here!

***For conference cancellations or changes email us at [email protected]

ApplyNowInterested in becoming a LMSA board member? Professional opportunities are at your fingertips. We are always looking for diverse leadership that benefit the students of Louisiana. Click here to apply!


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Check out the information from our professional partners. AMLE has a wide range of professional development opportunities that range from leadership to instructional content!

Conference Spotlight: Keynote Speaker, Carl Olson


Carl “Energizer” Olson is a nationally known and respected speaker, trainer and author. He has presented to nearly three-quarters of a million people throughout the United States and Canada. His diverse talents allow him to have an impact with a wide variety of audiences. The groups that he presents to include all ages of youth, educational staff, teams, non-profit organizations, business and corporate groups.

Carl founded “Energizer Olson” in 1993, by drawing from his successful background and experience as an educator, coach, administrator and leadership trainer. The mission of the organization was designed to empower his clients for success, using motivation, attitude and sound current theory and practice. His programs include keynote presentations, workshops and consulting. All programs and presentations are designed to fit the group’s unique needs and situation. He is comfortable working with groups of any size and any length of program.

Carl’s professional background includes a master’s degree in education from Minnesota State University at Winona and a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Wisconsin State University Stout. He also has experience and certification as a school administrator K-12.

In addition, he has over 30 years of involvement in leadership education. This comes from his work as a student council adviser, Wisconsin Association of School Councils board member, leadership camp director and presenter at various conferences and workshops. On the national level, Carl served as an adviser for the National Association of School Councils Leadership Training Center. He was also the director of the adult NLC program for five years. In 2003, he was voted the first ever, National Middle School Advisor of the Year.

Today, Carl is retired from his regular education job and has focused his efforts on his work with “Energizer Olson Presentations”. Through his work with E.O.P., he schedules speaking and training engagements for a wide variety of audiences throughout the country. Booking and availability information is available on the E.O.P. website. Energizer Olson Presentations also markets and sells materials for training and teaching.

lb_deptLogo1Want to know your School Performance Score? Since 1999, the state has issued School Performance Scores for public schools, which are based on student achievement data. All schools with sufficient data receive school performance scores of A-F.

BeseStandards Review Meeting…Louisiana is continuing the state’s tradition of periodic professional reviews of the state’s academic content standards for students.

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2016 Scholarships/Grants/Awards: Coming Soon


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