LaShawnDa is the Executive Director/Superintendent for the Arkansas Lighthouse Academies.
In her role she serves the network, local school staff, scholars, and families as she provides leadership in the achievement of goals directed by national and board standards. She also manages the operation of approved processes and educational programs that meet the academic and administrative goals of the Lighthouse Academies network of schools.
Prior to her current role, LaShawnDa served in several roles within our organization including, Vice President of Operations, Regional Operations Director, Recruiter, and Community Development. She has worked in public, charter, higher, and for-profit education.
LaShawnDa holds a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Henderson State University, and is currently a student in the Executive Master of Public Service degree program at the University of Arkansas-Clinton School of Public Service.