Cade Brumley has served as superintendent of DeSoto Parish Schools since 2012. During his tenure, the district has seen impressive improvements, including a jump from 45th to 14th in an academic performance rating of over 70 districts and the district's first-ever A rating by the Louisiana Department of Education.
Brumley holds a Bachelor of Science in health and human performance education from Northwestern State University, a Master of Education in school administration from Louisiana State University – Shreveport, and a Doctor of Education in Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University. Additionally, Brumley is a 2010 graduate of Harvard University Superintendent’s Academy. Brumley serves as adjunct faculty for Northwestern State University and Louisiana State University – Shreveport. He is the author of the book, Leadership Standards in Action: The School Principal as Servant-Leader.