Nonpublic School Commission

Name Nonpublic School Commission
Contact Person Ms. Shan Davis - Executive Director, Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
Phone Number 225-342-5840
Fax Number 225-342-5843
Board Email shan.davis@la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority R.S. 17:11
Year Created 1975
Organizational Placement Department of Education
Purpose/Function The Nonpublic School Council is responsible for advising the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education relative to standards and guidelines affecting nonpublic schools and to consider all matters referred by the Board or the LDE. Please note the correct name is Nonpublic School Council, not Nonpublic School Commission as noted above under Board Name. The Nonpublic School Commission no longer exists.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 3
Estimated number in current year: 3
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes In 2011, BESE revised policy in the Administrative Code for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to change the name of the Nonpublic School Advisory Council. The name was formerly the Nonpublic School Commission and it is now the Nonpublic School Council. The Nonpublic School Commission no longer exists.
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