Region V Director

Theresa Porter

Director of Magnet Programs

East Baton Rouge Parish School System
1050 S. Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806


Theresa Porter
is a graduate of Louisiana State University and Southern University with a Bachelors’ degree in Secondary Education and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. She also has certification in administration and supervision, computer technology and graduate hours in policy-making and urban affairs.   

Theresa Porter began teaching social studies and computer science in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in 1988 and became the school’s Magnet/Technology Coordinator in 1998. Ms. Porter served as the Recruiter for Magnet Programs during the Final Settlement Agreement (FSA), which ended one of the longest desegregation cases in our nation’s history.

She is currently the Director of Magnet of Programs for the school district.