Meet the 2015-16 Milken Educator Award WinnersPhoto 14 of 37
Chandler Smith (LA '15) │Principal, Plaquemine High School │Plaquemine, LA
Date of Award: October 28, 2015
A data-driven principal with a reputation for motivating and inspiring those around him, Chandler Smith joined Plaquemine High at the end of the school's first year working with NIET to improve teacher effectiveness and boost student achievement. Under his leadership, Plaquemine High was in the top 20% of schools in Louisiana with the most growth in overall student proficiency from 2011-12 and in the top 15% from 2012-13 to 2013-14.
Pictured, Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken congratulates Chandler Smith (LA '15) on his Louisiana Milken Educator Award.
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