Friday, January 19, 2018

The Orchard Foundation

The Orchard Foundation Staff

Marjorie Taylor
Dr. Taylor is the Executive Director for The Orchard Foundation. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of education, with the last 20 being in adult education, continuing education and workforce development. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Master of Education in Mathematics and a Doctor of Education from Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss. Prior to joining The Orchard Foundation, Dr. Taylor served as dean of the Louisiana Board of Regents Learning Center for Rapides Parish where she was responsible for directing operations of the facility and coordinating academic programs for more than 12 partner colleges and universities.

Rebekah Beck
Mrs. Beck is the Director of Programs for The Orchard Foundation. She is responsible for ensuring programmatic activities of The Orchard Foundation are developed and implemented as designed. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with a minor in Mathematics from Louisiana State University, and a Master’s degree in Education: Educational Technology Leadership from Northwestern State University. Prior to joining The Orchard Foundation, she served in many roles for the Rapides Parish School Board, including work in the classroom as a Teacher, Grant Writer/Manager, Director of Technology, and Curriculum Specialist. Mrs. Beck has also been recognized as a 21st Century Classroom mentor, Oak Hill High School Teacher of the Year, and Google Certified Educator Level 1. 


Flora Keys
Senior Administrative Assistant


Contact Information

The Orchard Foundation
1101 4th Street, Suite 101-C
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
Phone: 318-767-6561
Toll Free: 800-804-8454
Fax: 318-448-4473

The Rapides Foundation
1101 4th Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
Phone: 318-443-3394
Toll Free: 800-994-3394
Fax: 318-443-8312


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