Benita Young

Superintendent of the Madison Parish School System in Tallulah, Louisiana

Benita Young is superintendent of the Madison Parish School System in Tallulah, Louisiana. Prior to her position, she worked in the district as an assistant principal and principal after serving as a classroom teacher in the Madison and Vicksburg-Warren school districts. She lends her expertise as a member of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents, the Louisiana Association of School Executives, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Young holds a Bachelor of Science in business marketing from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; a Master of Science and specialist degrees in educational leadership from Mississippi College; and has completed coursework at Louisiana Tech University towards a doctorate in educational leadership with an emphasis on curriculum and instruction.

 Benita  Young