Doug Postel has been named the new Executive Director at D’Arbonne Woods Charter School. He will begin in the role effective July 1.
A native of Haughton, Postelholds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Louisiana Tech in addition to extensive post-graduate work in educational leadership. He has 28 years of experience in education and administration at the secondary, post-secondary, and governmental levels.
He and wife, Nicole, live in Ruston and have two adult sons, Chandler and Graham. He spends his free time travelling, reading, gardening and volunteering with a host of community and church organizations. “I am extremely excited to join this already exemplary group of educators as we work together to take D’Arbonne Woods to even higher levels of excellence,” says Postel.
Chartered in December of 2007, D’Arbonne Woods Charter School’s mission and educational focus is centered on improving the quality of public education in Union Parish one child at a time. DWCS is a Type II charter in rural northeast Louisiana that provides targeted and research based curriculum delivery that meets the unique needs of its students.
DWCS has an enrollment of approximately 975 students in grades K-12 with a faculty and staff of 120. It is graded “A” school by the Louisiana Department of Education.