Teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish public schools return to work on Tuesday with a districtwide convocation to be presided over by Superintendent Bernard Taylor, according to news release.
All teachers, principals and administrators will go to their specific schools and will take school buses to and from the event, which will occur from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday.
The convocation will “celebrate successes and growth in the school system, talk about improvements in student achievement, drive excitement for the coming school year and showcase student and staff talent,” the news release says.
There will be various performances, but the first speaker, Southern University Chancellor James Llorens, will not start speaking until 8:45 a.m.
Taylor will finish the convocation with an address that starts at 10 a.m.
East Baton Rouge Parish students return Wednesday for the start of the 2012-13 school year.