Melissa Langlois

Illuminate Education has chosen Ascension Public Schools Instructional Supervisor Melissa Langlois as its 2018 Administrator of the Year.

She was one of three finalists and the top winner from 1,600 school districts across the United States, a news release said.

"Melissa is very deserving of this award and is one of many model employees dedicated to teamwork, service, leadership and learning," Superintendent David Alexander said.

Langlois began her career with Ascension Public Schools in 2004, working as an eighth-grade math teacher at Gonzales Middle School, a math teacher at St. Amant High School and a master teacher at Gonzales Middle School. She has put her instructional data analysis knowledge to work for the school district for the past six years.

"This is a recognition of all our work," Langlois said. "To be nominated from within our district for this award is an incredible honor. I am grateful to be able to showcase the amazing work of our students, teachers, principals and leadership."

See a short video of Langlois produced by Illuminate Education for the opening of its national conference at

Illuminate Education provides educational technology and services through cloud-based software for data, assessment and student information solutions to K-12 schools.