Patrice Pujol

National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), Santa Monica, CA

Patrice serves as president and chief strategy officer of the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET). She is responsible for the overall implementation and continuous improvement of NIET’s strategic development plan and the advancement of NIET’s brand and mission to improve educator effectiveness. Pujol joined NIET after a prestigious 40-year career in Ascension Public Schools, Louisiana where she served as superintendent of schools. Under her leadership, the district was an A-rated district in the state’s accountability system and significantly closed historical student achievement gaps.

This was perhaps the best professional learning I have received in over a decade! Well done Learning Forward – I am now a member and look to your organization for my future goals as an educator. A renewed sense of excitement regarding my role (as an instructional coach)! Thank you!

2017 Conference Attendee

I hope we can send someone from our organization every year. The topics were very relevant to the work we do at the ISD.

2017 Conference Attendee