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Janitra Underwood

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Degrees and Certifications:

University of Louisiana at Monroe: Master’s of Edcuational Leadership, 2018

Univeristy of Louisiana at Monroe: Master’s +30, 2012

University of Louisiana at Monroe: Master’s of Art in Teacher, 2008

University of Louisiana at Monroe: Bachelor’s of General Studies, 2007

Professional Development:

July 2020 – Presenter: OPSB Google Training for Teachers

December 2019 – Presenter: Parents Can Be Techie Too!  LACUE 2019 Conference, New Orleans, LA

August 2018 – Presenter: Curricular Chaos- The Data Story – OPSB Back to School Professional Development

October 2017 – Presenter: OPSB Google Training for Teachers

Personal Information:

Janitra Underwood is the Title I Coordinator for Lakeshore Elementary.  The Title I department is responsible for coordinating Title I programs at school sites, while integrating knowledge of the Every Child Succeeds Act (ESSA) to promote equity while meeting the needs of students from diversified backgrounds. The Title I department also ensures that efficient profesional development is provided to teachers of Title I schools, communication between school and stakeholders takes place, and that parents have knowledge of the curriculum and assessments used in the school.  Working together, we aim to close gaps in the educational process of our students to increase student achievement.