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.
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