Posted Date: 09/01/2023
Robert “Cord” Ensminger, Ed.S., was appointed as the new Assistant Superintendent of Beauregard Parish schools at a special called board meeting in June. Ensminger was previously the BPSB Transportation Director.
“I am looking forward to working with the teachers, students, and staff to help Beauregard Parish schools educate and prepare students for their futures,” he stated. “As we begin the new school year, I am looking forward to visiting all of our schools and seeing our teachers, staff, and students in action.”
Ensminger has been in education for 32 years, beginning his career in Jeff Davis Parish in 1992 before moving to East Beauregard High School in 1993 to teach mathematics. He also taught at DeRidder High School before being named Assistant Principal there in 2002. He became the principal of the Beauregard Alternative Program in 2007 and was appointed as an Instructional Supervisor of Secondary Education at the BPSB Central office in 2016. In 2017, he became the Transportation Director and has served in that position for six years.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, his Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision, and his Specialist in Education degree in Administration and Supervision from McNeese State University.
As Assistant Superintendent, Ensminger will be the Chief Academic Officer and Curriculum Director for the school system as well as the Content Leader and School Accountability Coordinator for grades 6-12. He will oversee Technology, Mathematics, and Supervisory Staff. He will continue to oversee 4-H and School Calendars as well.
“I appreciate the opportunity to serve the wonderful community that I have been fortunate to be a part of all my life,” concluded Ensminger. “I am excited about transitioning to a position that will give me the ability to introduce new and innovated opportunities for our students and teachers and for the school system as a whole.”