Acadiana education briefs for July 27, 2013

SLCC registration
begins for fall term

Fall registration is underway at South Louisiana Community College for the semester that starts Aug. 26.

New students may apply for admission online at and clicking on the “Enroll Now” button. Create a login ID and password, then follow the instructions to apply. Returning students may log into their LoLA account to schedule courses.

SLCC operates campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville and Ville Platte.

For more information, call (337) 521-8896 or email

New online program
available for teachers

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette begins its new online master’s degree program for teachers interested in becoming instructional specialists on Aug. 26.

An instructional specialist acts as a coach or consultant advising administrators, teachers or other school personnel in the planning and implementation of educational programs.

The 36-hour program is designed for certified teachers and leads to a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction with an instructional specialist concentration.

Program completion also leads to certification as a Louisiana Department of Education instructional coach.

For additional information, visit or call (337) 482-1126.

Compiled by Acadiana bureau from news releases