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Staff of A+PEL

Executive Director

Dr. Keith Courville, Ed.S., Ph.D.
Executive Director of A+PEL
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005

Deputy Director and Director of Programs

Miranda Britt
Deputy Director of A+PEL
Director of Programs, University Relations and Professional Development
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005

Director of Advocacy and Communication

Lauren P. Nero
General Counsel for A+PEL
Director of Advocacy and Communication
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005

Legal Matters

Polly Broussard
Director of Legal Services
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005
contact A+PEL for legal services

NOLA Regional Director

Jeff Southerland
Southeast Regional Director
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005
Fax: (225) 766-5053

Regional Director of North Louisiana


Desiree Alexander


Ms. Desiree Alexander, Ed.S. is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the educational field for fourteen years.  She is currently the Instructional Technology Supervisor for Caddo Parish Public Schools.  She is the founder of Educator Alexander, an educational consulting business.  She consults with members of several schools/businesses and presents at conferences nationwide.  She is the 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators, and a campus 2015 Teacher of the Year in the Zachary Community School District.  She also sits on the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educator’s Board of Directors.  

Regional Representative

Jeanie Achord
Regional Representative 
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005
Fax: (225) 766-5053

Office Staff

Allison Harris
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005


Terri Olsen
Website and Database Administrator
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005


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