LAPCAE News

Board Nominations

Nominate yourself or someone you know to serve on the LAPCAE Board of Directors! We are currently seeking nominations for six Regional Representative positions, each of which will serve a 2-year term that will begin at the conference in August. 
 
If you live and work in Regions 1, 3, or 5 (click for a detailed list of each region), please consider this exciting opportunity to contribute to our profession and the advancement of the Adult Education network in Louisiana.
 
The duties of the Regional Representative position include:
  • Attending quarterly board meetings, 2 of which are held remotely and 2 of which are held in the city of the annual conference
  • Sharing information and resources with your region
  • Engaging your regional members in LAPCAE, member committees, and various events
  • Participating in (and potentially leading) LAPCAE Committees; you can choose between:
    • Communications/Outreach
    • Financial
    • Events/Logistics
    • Awards/Benefits
    • Operations
  • Coordinating and helping to execute the annual conference
Board members can expect to contribute 2-4 hours monthly for their ongoing responsibilities.
 
The nomination period will remain open until May 10th, and the online elections will be continue for 1 month starting shortly thereafter. Elected members will be sworn in and begin their 2-year term at the conference in August.
 
If you or someone you know might be interested in this opportunity, please consider making a nomination now using this online form.

Our Mission

The Louisiana Association for Public, Community and Adult Education (LAPCAE) promotes parish and state educational opportunities for all persons who are directly or indirectly related to the education of adult learners. The association

  • provides leadership in advancing the community, technical, basic and remedial education of adults by unifying the profession, providing professional development opportunities, funding educational research, communicating relevant legislation news to educators, providing scholarships to adult learners, and recognizing top state educators;
  • promotes adult literacy, basic education, GED preparation programs, community education, technical education, special education, English as a second language (ESL), and other programs which assist adults to function and advance in society,
  • sponsors and conducts an annual state conference and other activities which provide professional development and networking opportunities for adult basic, technical, and community educators and administrators; and 
  • advocates the importance of the interests and needs of adult learners and LAPCAE members to state agencies and state legislators for local organizations and the general public.