The Acadia Parish School Board shall require that each teacher hold not less than a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university to be eligible for employment, whenever possible.  Each teacher, including administrative personnel, shall be required to hold a current and valid teacher's certificate issued by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) or demonstrate proficiency in meeting all requirements necessary to obtain such a certificate.  A certified applicant who is presently employed by another school district and is seeking employment with the Acadia Parish School Board must provide an executed release of information form.  This completed release of information form must be included with the application.  No application for employment will be considered unless the release of information form is completed in its entirety.


Other professional personnel shall be required to meet those qualifications necessary for the position assigned as may be determined by the Board.




The Acadia Parish School Board Personnel Evaluation Policy and Procedures Manual contains the written job descriptions for all positions which are systematically evaluated. All employees shall perform duties as necessary to reasonably maintain the safety and welfare of all students and fellow employees.  Such duties shall be performed in a reasonably prudent manner.  Employees may also be required to attend or conduct such other functions or activities of their respective school or department as deemed appropriate by the principal or supervisor within the guidelines of their job description and responsibilities.


All requests for Board approval of new professional positions shall be accompanied by a written job description.



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:413, 17:414, 17:441

Harrah Independent School District v. Martin, 99 S.Ct. 1062 (1979)

Board minutes, 6-6-94


Acadia Parish School Board