Dr. Cade Brumley, Education Leaders To Discuss School Updates, Reforms On Live Webinars


BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Throughout the week, the Pelican Institute for Public Policy (Pelican Institute) is streaming live, virtual meetings with Louisiana education leaders. In the meetings, which are called PeliCasts and will be hosted live on the Pelican Institute’s Facebook page, participants will discuss the future of Louisiana schools and opportunities to reform the state’s status quo approach to education.

In addition to members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and other education reform and policy leaders, the Pelican Institute is hosting Louisiana’s new Superintendent of Education Dr. Cade Brumley for an in-depth discussion of the current challenges and opportunities facing the state. The PeliCasts will also feature deep dive conversations with Louisiana education reform advocates on solutions to expand school choice options for the state’s students and parents.

In addition to the live PeliCasts, the Pelican Institute will also spend the coming days unveiling solutions to both keep Louisiana students learning and empower parents with options to give their children an education that best fits their individual needs.


When: Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. (BESE members)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 3 p.m. (Louisiana Federation for Children)

Thursday, Aug. 20, at 8 a.m. (Dr. Cade Brumley)


Where: Pelican Institute Facebook Page



Dr. Holly Boffy and Ashley Ellis, BESE members, Districts 7 and 5 respectively (Tuesday)

Kelli Bottger, regional government affairs director, Louisiana Federation for Children (Wednesday)

Dr. Cade Brumley, Louisiana State Superintendent for Education (Thursday)




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