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Leadership : Superintendent

Dr. Cade Brumley

A product of the public education system in Louisiana, Dr. Cade Brumley has also invested his entire professional career in Louisiana’s public system as an educator. He has served as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent. Prior to his March 2018 appointment in Jefferson, he served six years as DeSoto Parish Schools Superintendent in Northwest Louisiana. During his time in DeSoto, results greatly improved and the system now ranks as one of Louisiana’s top ten districts for student academic achievement. DeSoto also earned it’s first “A” rating from the Louisiana Department of Education under his leadership. Most recently, Dr. Brumley also served as the President of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents.

Dr. Brumley led JPPSS in adopting a district-wide Tier 1 curriculum, which equips all schools with the highest-rated learning resources available. He also created a Transformation Network to provide extra support and resources for our highest-need schools as part of an equity agenda, and secured nearly $2 million in additional funding for these students and educators.

Dr. Brumley holds a Bachelors of Science in Education from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, a Masters of Education in School Administration from Louisiana State University – Shreveport, and a Doctorate of Education in School Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He has served as adjunct instructor at multiple universities and has supported numerous non-profit organizations in the areas of organizational leadership. He has completed several post-doctorate fellowships centered around urban education in America.

An avid marathoner, Dr. Brumley has raised in excess of $25,000 through running for organizations such as St. Jude’s, Wounded Warrior Project, and the ALS Association. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time in outdoor pursuits, visiting with friends, spending time at church, and even going to the movies.

Dr. Brumley is known for frequently reminding us all that, “the best is yet to come for Jefferson Parish Schools.”

You can keep up with Dr. Brumley on Twitter at @cadebrumley.