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Monday, May 20, 2019

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.
 
 
Jennifer Cowley

Mrs. Cowley is the Central Louisiana Instructional Partnership Program (CLIP) Field Coordinator for The Orchard Foundation. She is primarily responsible for coordinating all field operations of CLIP. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Business Administration from LSU at Shreveport. She also received her teacher certification in Elementary Education from Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Prior to joining The Orchard Foundation, she served as a teacher for the Rapides Parish School Board. In addition, Mrs. Cowley has several years of experience in advertisement, marketing and management.
Rebekah Simpson
Mrs. Simpson is the Early Childhood Literacy Program Coordinator for The Orchard Foundation. She is responsible for designing and implementing the Early Childhood Literacy Program, as well as directing the work of the program's contracted literacy specialists. Mrs. Simpson holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master's degree in Elementary Education from Delta State University. Prior to joining The Orchard Foundation, Mrs. Simpson served as a classroom teacher at the lower elementary level throughout Mississippi. 


 
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
Website: www.theorchardfoundation.org


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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