Barbara Lashley Ed.D

Chief Of Literacy

Barbara Patrick-Lashley, Ed.D., began her tenure as a dedicated educator in Montgomery, Alabama. She has 30+ years of productive experience in education, with a latter focus on leadership development. As Director of Elementary Literacy, Dr. Patrick- Lashley led the literacy initiative for 74 Metro Nashville Public Schools, resulting in literacy scores outpacing the state for the first time. MAP reading data results (2017-2019) out-paced national average in grades 3-8(with exception of grade 5). As the first minority Director of Literacy for Metro Nashville Public Schools, Dr. Lashley established a cadre of Central Office Lead Literacy Coaches, of which she hired, trained, and developed an accountability system to support the district’s 74 elementary schools in coaching for implementation of Tier I literacy instruction.


After graduating from Alabama State University with honors, she immediately began working in Early Childhood Education in Montgomery Public Schools, Montgomery, AL. She served as a literacy teacher for 10 years before becoming a reading facilitator for Success for All Foundation, based out of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore Maryland, at her local school site. During this time, she received her Master’s in Guidance & Counseling, after which she served as a counselor for four years in Montgomery Public Schools. Dr. Patrick-Lashley served 5 years as Senior Trainer, Success for All Foundation, training administrators and teachers in literacy nation-wide, to include the villages of Stebbins, Alaska for grades K-12. After a productive tenure with Success for All, Dr. Patrick- Lashley began working with Project GRAD Atlanta as Director of Reading, serving Atlanta Public Schools, leading the implementation of reading reform and leadership for 26 schools. In an effort to serve Atlanta Public Schools, internally, she returned as district Comprehensive School Reform Coordinator, leading 14 school reform initiatives. She was awarded the Visionary of the Year Award and certification from the Gurian Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado for single gender trainer.


As a participant of the Harvard Business School- Public Education Leadership Project (PELP), 2017, Dr. Patrick-Lashley received certification for completion of course work within the Harvard Leadership Institute, aimed at identifying and developing a strategic plan for district problem of practice in literacy.


Dr. Patrick-Lashley has served as principal, focusing on instructional leadership. Her pursuit of passion for leadership led to obtaining her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership.

Budget Management

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The Facilities Department is responsible for managing capital improvement projects and vendor service contracts to ensure safe learning environments.

Facilities Service Request:

Aramark Service Response Center

Call (225) 226-3723 | Text (225) 522-2011



The Finance Department provides oversight to the payroll, benefits, accounts payable, grants, and property control functions for the school system while maintaining compliance with generally accepted accounting principals and all applicable laws.

Levying Millage on 2021 Assessment Roll

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Human Resources

Welcome to the East Baton Rouge Parish School System Office of Human Resources. We are dedicated to excellence in human resources services, responsiveness to employees’ needs, and supporting our District’s Strategic Plan with a focus on the following:

-Recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified staff, which includes providing a caring and competent teacher in every classroom and highly effective leaders in every school and district office
-Advocating for a work environment where each employee’s talent, creativity, and successes are recognized, valued, and encouraged
-Ensuring a safe and professional work environment that emphasizes mutual respect, equitable practices, and maximizes employee effectiveness 
-Providing employment-related resources and information to employees with an emphasis on timely responsiveness and customer service

This webpage is designed to provide information for both current and prospective employees,  provide up-to-date forms and resources, and assist in connecting employees with support pertaining to the Human Resources Department.

It is our goal to assist you in a friendly, courteous, and confidential manner whether you are a current employee, student, parent, or community member. If you cannot find the answer you are seeking, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Human Resources directly.

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Diversity & Equity

Identify and promote equitable access to opportunities, benefits, and resources for all students and staff. The department will review and manage data that leads the decision-making process and protocol that demonstrates a commitment to institutional fairness and equality in alignment with our Strategic Plan.

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Graphic Design

The Graphic Arts Department has the resources to produce whatever you need in terms of printed products and can do so at a lower cost than other printing agencies. With our offset and digital equipment, we have fast turnaround times and are capable of doing static and variable data printing. We can print posters, banners, wood, and plastic signs at sizes up to 4 feet wide. We have a designer on staff who can help you make your print jobs have a professional look and we have access to thousands of copyright free photos and clip art files for you to use. 

Ordering Printed Materials

To order printed materials from Graphic Arts, please login here

You must have an EBR Department or School Account number to receive a login ID and password. If you have trouble remembering your ID or password, please contact us.

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School Safety & Security

The Office of School Safety and Security consist of Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. These School Resource Officers work on school campuses and site of the school system to provide safety and security for students and personnel. The School Resource Officers also maintain lines of communication with the students, staff, and the community.

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