Walter Lee is the longest serving member of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). He is an elected member representing 10 parishes in northwest Louisiana and presently serves as vice-president of the board. Walter also is superintendent of schools in DeSoto parish and previously served as Superintendent in Caddo parish. He is completing his 30th year as a school superintendent.
He received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in business and 40 graduate credits in educational leadership.
His many awards includes the state school business leader of the year and state superintendent of the year. He served as president of the La. Assn. of School Business Officials, state Superintendents Assn., and the La. Assn. of School Executives.
For many years Mr. Lee has served on school funding committees at both the state and national level.
He is married to Connie Terral Lee and they have one son and one grandson.
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