SPOTLIGHT: Louisiana Black History Makers
Dr. Sito Narcisse
Superintendent of Schools of the
East Baton Rouge Parish School System
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Dr. Sito Narcisse is a visionary leader in the field of education. As the Superintendent of Schools of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the position. Born to Haitian immigrants and raised on Long Island, New York, Dr. Narcisse has a unique understanding of the challenges faced by English language learners and students navigating two cultures.
Dr. Narcisse's exceptional academic journey began at Kennesaw State University, where he graduated with a degree in French. He continued his studies at Vanderbilt University, earning a master's degree in secondary education, and earned a doctorate in educational administration, policy studies, and leadership from the University of Pittsburgh.
With a passion for education, Dr. Narcisse has served in various leadership roles in schools across the country. He has been a teacher, a principal and opened a high school in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. He has also led school improvement efforts as an Associate Superintendent for 74 schools in Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland, and served as the Chief of Secondary Schools for the District of Columbia Public Schools and the Chief of Schools for Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Dr. Narcisse's extensive experience and unwavering commitment to student success make him a transformative figure in the education sector. His innovative approach to education has earned him recognition as a leader and his impact will be felt for generations to come.