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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Orchard Foundation

The Orchard Foundation Staff

Marjorie Taylor
Dr. Marjorie 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.
 
  Frannie Beebe
Frannie Beebe is the Program Manager for K-12 for The Orchard Foundation. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the K-12 initiatives. Mrs. Beebe holds a Bachelor of Science degree 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. Beebe has several years of experience in marketing, community education and project management. 
 
Jennifer Cowley

Jennifer 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
Rebekah Simpson is the Program Manager for Early Childhood for The Orchard Foundation. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the Early Childhood initiatives including the early childhood family literacy program, Read to Soar. 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

Jamila Farris
Early Childhood Program 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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