Sabine Parish School Superintendent , Dr. Sara P. Ebarb, was recently selected as the Region VII Louisiana Superintendent of the Year nominee. She is one of six nominees across the state.
Sabine School Board President, Terrell Snelling said, “Dr. Ebarb is leading our school district to the top. We are proud of her success and appreciate her dedication to not only the students in Sabine Parish, but to the parents, teachers, staff and administrators. Working together under the guidance of her leadership, we know we will continue to see our District move forward.”
Dr. Ebarb is a native of Sabine Parish. She began her career in education in Caddo Parish, where she served as a teacher, counselor, assistant principal, principal and director. In 2011, she was selected to bring her varied experience and leadership skills home to Sabine Parish as Superintendent.
The nomination process for the 2020 Louisiana Superintendent of the Year is handled at the state level by selecting candidates from each region. Candidates are chosen for their strong leadership skills, dedication for improving educational quality , ability to build employee relations, student performance, and commitment to public education.
Dr. Ebarb was the 1997 Louisiana State Assistant Principal of the Year, the 2002 Region VII Principal of the Year and State Finalist, the 2003 State PTA Educator of Distinction, and was inducted into the Hall of Distinguished Educators at Northwestern State University in 2014.
The State winner will be announced at the joint conference of the Louisiana Assosciation of School Executives/Louisiana Association of School Superintendents held in baton Rouge November 17-19. The State winner will be recognized at the American Association of School Administrators Conference in San Diego, California, in February 2020, and will compete for the national title.
Dr. Ebarb feels extremely honored to be nominated by her peers in Region VII and is proud to serve in and represent the great schools and communities in Sabine Parish.