LaFargue to retire this summer

Calcasieu Parish School Board Superintendent Dr. Shannon LaFargue has officially announced his retirement effective, June 28. Dr. LaFargue became Superintendent in July 1, 2022 after previously serving as both the district’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Academic Officer.

“I thank the Board and district staff for their continued service and commitment to public education,” said Dr. LaFargue. “I have been blessed to be in education at the higher education level and K-12 level my entire career. In that 34-year span, I have hopefully contributed in a positive way in some people’s lives. I have been honored to serve side-by-side with great teachers, administrators, and staff, and I thank all those individuals who commit to this great profession we call education.”

Additional information regarding the next superintendent search process will be forthcoming.