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LAE Field Staff

Meet the hard-working individuals who make up our field staff.

Sheila Washington
UniServ Director, Region 1
Serving Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, East Carroll, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Richland, Sabine, Tensas, Union, Webster, and West Carroll parishes and the City of Monroe.

Shelly Byron 
UniServ Director, Region 2
Serving Lafayette, St. Landry, and Vermilion parishes.

Samuel Baynes
UniServ Director, Region 3
Serving Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Rapides, and Vernon parishes.

James (Jim) Croad
UniServ Director, Region 4
Serving Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, LaSalle, Pointe Coupee, St. Martin, St. Mary, West Baton Rouge, Winn parishes.

Caleb Holmes
UniServ Director, Region 5
Serving East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, LSDVI, Special School District 1, St. Helena and West Feliciana parishes and the school districts in the cities of Baker, Central, and Zachary.

Grant Shreiner
UniServ Director, Region 6
Serving Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Washington parishes and the City of Bogalusa.

Dr. Suzanne Harris
The LAE Teaching and Learning Center, Communications, and Policy

Gregory Mills, Sr.
UniServ Manager/Lead Organizer


Louisiana Association of Educators

LAE’s mission is to organize and empower educators to promote quality public schools, strengthen the profession, and improve the well-being of public school children across Louisiana.