Louisiana Classroom Chronicles

Classroom Chronicles is a blog series that highlights the inspiring everyday work of Louisiana educators.
Each month, the blog will spotlight an educator who is taking that extra step to make an impact on
the lives of their students, school and community.


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Motivated Mentor: How a Vermilion Parish Mentor Teacher Pays It Forward

Mentor Teachers play an important role in schools’ and school systems’ academic plans by providing ongoing, individual coaching to aspiring and new teachers. In this month’s Classroom Chronicles spotlight, one of the very first educators to complete the requirements for the elementary Mentor Teacher certification shares with us her journey of attaining a Mentor Teacher certification, her thoughts on the importance of paying it forward, and why this certification pushes her to be the best educator she can be.

Delia Girouard, Dozier Elementary Mentor Teacher, Vermilion Parish

Previous Classroom Chronicles

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Putting Kids First: How an Early Childhood Educator Achieves Excellence for Young Learners

Nadene Harrison,
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Child Development Center

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Being Present: How a Middle School Counselor
Is Improving Attendance

Donneisha Wilson,
Site Coordinator and Counselor, Morris Jeff Community School, Orleans Parish

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Caught Being Kind: How a Caddo Parish Middle School Teacher Promotes Positive Behavior

Kathryn Ferguson,
2019 Louisiana Middle School
Teacher of the Year

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