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Billie Duncan named District High School Teacher of the Year

RESERVE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District has named Billie Duncan the District High School Teacher of the Year.

Duncan is a master teacher at East St. John High School with more than 14 years of classroom experience.

“Billie Duncan is an incredible mentor, leader and educator dedicated to lifelong learning for herself, her children and every student and educator she reaches,” East St. John High School Principal Christopher Mayes said.

“Her exceptional passion for improving the quality of lives for all children is infectious and inspiring.”

She has taught Introduction to Business Computer Application, Business Computer Application, Digital Media, Digital Graphics, STAR I, STAR II, Publications I, Publications II, Retail Marketing and Advertising, Sales and Marketing.

She is the sponsor of the Yearbook and Interact clubs.

She has been recognized numerous times as Teacher of the Month, Teacher of the Quarter and Technology Teacher Leader.

Duncan belongs to the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators, the Louisiana Association of Educators and the National Education Association.

She was chosen as one of 24 educators in the state for the first cohort for the Career and Technical Education Leadership Academy, which focuses on maximizing the potential of career and technical education and is a District Lead Technology Teacher.

Duncan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management and a master’s degree in educational leadership.