2020-2021 ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP TEAM
Wes Watts (West Baton Rouge), President
28 years in Education
6th year as the Superintendent of West Baton Rouge Parish
Sheldon Jones, (Richland), Vice-President
24 years in Education
10th year as Superintendent in Richland Parish
Patrick Jenkins (St. Landry), Secretary/Treasurer
School year 2020-2021 begins Mr. Patrick Jenkins 29th year of working in education. He has worked in both the continental United States and Italy (DODEA). Patrick has worked as a basketball coach ,teacher, assistant principal, principal, director, and now Superintendent of St Landry Parish.
He has has been married to Charlene (Wheeler) Jenkins for 29 years and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.
B.S. Southern University 1991
M.Ed. Southern University 2000
Strong (West Caroll), Immediate Past-President
Mr. Strong is a lifelong resident of West Carroll Parish. He graduated from Forest High School in 1987. He received a Bachelors in Agriculture Education from LA. Tech. He earned a Masters degree in Administration & Supervision from ULM in Monroe.
He has taught and coached in the system for 23 years. Mr. Strong has served as principal of Forest High School for over 3 years. He was then promoted to Transportation & Maintenance Supervisor along with Technology. In 2014 the board named Mr. Strong Superintendent for West Carroll Parish Schools.
The superintendent has been married for 23 years. He has 3 children. His family attends Goodwill Church of God in Goodwill, LA. He serves on the board of Farm Bureau and is active in the community.