EBR associate superintendent to run for Lafayette position
LAFAYETTE - Donald Aguillard, Carlos Sam and Francis Touchet are the candidates to be the next Lafayette Parish school superintendent.
Aguillard is the current superintendent in St. Mary Parish. Sam is the associate superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Touchet is a network leader for the Louisiana Department of Education.
Sources say the school board plans to interview them April 22.
A total of 12 people applied for the position, which became vacant in November when the board terminated Pat Cooper's contract. Interim Superintendent Burnell LeJeune will retire this summer.
The board has said it hopes to name a superintendent sometime in May.