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Frances Varnado
Melissa Mauer
Administrative Secretary to the Superintendent


Superintendent's Office

Superintendent's Message

To the parents, students, employees, and community members of Washington Parish, it is my honor to serve as your school system Superintendent.  I am a lifelong member of Washington Parish and have served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and supervisor for the school system.  I firmly believe that all students are capable of learning.   It is my mission to provide quality instruction for every student and to produce successful readers, listeners, and thinkers.  It is important to me that our students are successful in school, as well as productive members of society.  In order for this to be accomplished, I feel that all stakeholders must work together to provide a learning environment with a variety of experiences and opportunities.  As educators, our job is to ensure that all students succeed.  The dedicated faculty and staff in the Washington Parish School System are committed to delivering the best educational experience possible.