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Special Education Department

Director’s Message

Welcome to the Evangeline Parish Special Education Department Website.  The intent of this website is to offer information to our parents about programs, be an informational site for our teachers, and communicate the credentials of our professional staff.  The Evangeline Parish School District believes in all of our students.  We have ambitious expectations for the students in our district.  We know that the future of our community is in the hands of our students. 

Evangeline Parish Schools offer a full range of special education programs and related services.  We are fully staffed with educational diagnosticians, school psychologists, school social workers, speech therapists, ABA therapist, audiologist, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistant, adaptive physical education teachers, transition teacher, gifted teacher, talented teachers in the areas of art, music, and theatre, and certified special educators.  The staff is dedicated to producing improved educational outcomes for students in our programs with the long-term goal of graduating with a diploma.   

Roxane West, M. Ed.‚Äč


November 28, 2017

Ville Platte, LA





Roxane West, Special Education Director

607 Harvey LeBas Drive

Ville Platte, LA  70586



Darwan Lazard

Superintendent of Evangeline Parish Schools 

2018- 2019 Dates to Remember




The Evangeline Parish School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its program and activities and provides equal access to designated youth groups. 

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator

Mike Lombas

Evangeline Parish School Board

1123 Te Mamou Rd.

Ville Platte, LA 70586



Section 504 Coordinator

Roxane West

Evangeline Parish School Board

607 Harvey LeBas Drive

Ville Platte, LA 70586



Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Kelli Lafleur

Evangeline Parish School Board

607 Harvey LeBas Drive

Ville Platte, LA 70586