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Glenny Lee Buquet
Secondary Education President

Glenny Lee Buquet was first elected to the Board in 1992 and served as President from 1998-2001 and 2004-2005. Ms. Buquet is an ex officio member of all Board committees. She represents the Board on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Teacher Quality; she has served as co-chair of the Commission since its inception.

A graduate of ULL and of Leadership Louisiana, Ms. Buquet is a former speech and English teacher, who later opened a tutorial school for children with reading disabilities. She served as member of the Board of Directors of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) and is Board Chairman of the Center for Dyslexia, Nicholls State; she is a member of the American Cancer Society, the Louisiana Center for Women and Government, Nicholls State; the American Association of University Women; and NASBE.

Her special areas of education focus are reading, with special attention to students with learning disabilities and improving teacher training at the pre- and post- service levels.

Current Topic

11/15 - Living Below the Line

What is living in poverty like?

Special Presentation

Breaking Away:  A Louisiana Public Square Special Presentation

Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?


Recent Topics

10/15 - Funding the Future: Early Childhood Opportunities

How can improving early childhood programs improve the state’s educational outcomes, workforce, and economics?

09/15 - Agenda Louisiana

What issues will candidates face and where do they stand?

08/15 - Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference

What difference has a decade made?

07/15 - Symbol or Statement? History in Public Spaces

Is the display of Civil War statues in public justified or do they belong only in museums?

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