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National Science Teachers Association Conference (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-11-18

Duration: 00:06:54

Subjects: Education | TEACHERS | Science | National Science Teachers Association


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Lafont, Shannon Interviewee
  • Brett, Jean May Interviewee
  • Ling, Geoffrey Interviewee
  • Simmons, Patricia Interviewee


This segment from the November 18, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s visit to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference in New Orleans. She interviews: Shannon Lafont of the Lafourche Parish Schools; Jean May Brett of the Louisiana Department of Education; Colonel Geoffrey Ling, the project manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); and Patricia Simmons, the president of the NSTA. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford