Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL) whose organization’s goal is to advance A+teachers by focusing on professional development, teacher advocacy, excellence in education, and empowering Louisiana’s youth for future success, recently donated three hundred dollars to the fourth grade classes at Boothville-Venice Elementary School from their school support fund. The money was used to purchase books for every child in an effort to promote literacy. Mr. Jeff Southerland, A+PEL New Orleans Regional Director visitedthe school on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 and purchased breakfast for the entire staff. According to Dr. Keith Courville, A+Pel New Orleans, Executive Director, “We always look out for our educators, especially those in the rural areas.”Pictured L-R- front row: Destinee Chauppette, Ngoc Bang Tran, Savannah Riley, Davis Phath, Mia Madere, Danielle Holloway. Second Row: Amaya Palacios, Aydin Vong, Daegan Daigle, Savannah Williamson, Khilan Williams, Dillon Khath, Andre Williams, Mrs. Maria Prout, Principal. Third Row: Ms. Stacey-Ann Barrett, Kayline Man, Malayasia Johnson, Nicholas Ennis, Daejawn Smith, Joshua Scarabin, Railyn Marshal, Aniya Briscoe, and Mr.Jeff Southerland, Regional Director.