STEM/CTE programs preparing Central Louisiana students for tomorrow’s careers
After a full year of implementation, The Rapides Foundation is proud of the STEM/CTE programs that are now being offered in nine Central Louisiana school districts.
Ready for work Network helps students get job certifications
Ronda Huff believes one of her main goals as a teacher is to prepare students for the future, and the Cenla Work Ready Network is giving her the extra resources to do it.
Technical training in high schools could have economic impact
One of the goals of The Rapides Foundation’s Cenla Work Ready Network is to increase the number of industry-based certifications offered in Cenla high schools.
Taylor brings expertise to The Orchard Foundation
Marjorie Taylor has been executive director of The Orchard Foundation since Jan. 1, 2011. She was hired following a national search that attracted more than 80 applicants.
Central Louisiana Academic Residency for Teachers - Dreams become reality
The dream of becoming a teacher is now a reality for Theresa Fletcher. Fletcher spent 16 years as the cafeteria manager at Winnfield Senior High. This year, she entered the classroom as a math teacher at the school.
Louisiana Public Broadcasting will air the Get Healthy Cenla Video Challenge Film Festival on Sept. 24 and Sept. 25, allowing people in Central Louisiana and the rest of state to see the tremendous work of our area high school teams to spread the word about healthy nutrition and physical activity.
The White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have invited The Rapides Foundation to a gathering on Improving Health Outcomes Through Faith-Based and Community Partnerships.
The Rapides Foundation is accepting Letter of Intent submissions for its October 15 grant cycle. These grants are intended to support projects or programs that address specific issues of interest to the Foundation. Proposals should impact residents within Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.
Central Louisiana Academic Residency for Teachers graduates first class
Thirteen new highly qualified math and science teachers are beginning their teaching journeys in Central Louisiana classrooms. They are the first graduates of CART: the Central Louisiana Academic Residency for Teachers.
CART Graduates and Schools
CART's first residents are entering Cenla classrooms this school year. The graduates, and their schools, are listed in the articles.