State Principal of the Year Finalist

The Principal of North DeSoto Middle School is a finalist in the Louisiana Education Department’s selection process for Principal of the Year.  He is Barry Carter, and he is being congratulated by DeSoto Schools and his home school.  North DeSoto Middle posted, “We appreciate your dedication to your faculty, staff, students, and community. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals.”

The finalists were announced as the Louisiana Department of Education welcomed nearly 6,000 educators from across the state this week for its annual Teacher Leader Summit. State Superintendent of Education Dr. Cade Brumley served as the keynote speaker for the opening ceremony, which also included the live announcement of Louisiana Teacher and Principal of the Year finalists and the Louisiana Public Interest Fellowship winners.

Teacher Leader Summit is one of two statewide educator conferences hosted by the LDOE this week in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The Summit takes place May 30 to June 1. The second annual Early Childhood Conference is June 2-3.