Human Resources

Thelma Prater picture

Welcome to the Avoyelles Parish School District’s Human Resource Department. We firmly believe that you only become the best by hiring the BEST people! Avoyelles Parish Public School District is a great place to work and establish a career. Our teaching staff is composed of some of the most talented people in central Louisiana. No faculty can be successful without the proper support given by a strong classified staff. Avoyelles Parish is no exception as we employ outstanding support workers to help complete our team. 

Thelma J. Prater, Assistant Superintendent

The Avoyelles Parish Public School District is an equal opportunity employer, and has adopted policies prohibiting discrimination based upon age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status. 

Mrs. Thelma Prater, Assistant Superintendent, is the district's Human Resources Representative.  Completed applications may be mailed to: Avoyelles Parish School Board

221 Tunica Dr. West
Marksville, LA 71351

If you are contemplating Avoyelles Parish Schools as a possible work place or a school for your prospective student, I encourage you to visit our website for more information and insight.

If you wish to take the next step in the application process, our website contains current employment opportunities, as well as applications for certified teachers.  Applicants for a teaching position must:

possess a baccalaureate degree
have an overall 2.2 GPA on undergraduate course work
pass PRAXIS I Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST).  Student with a Composite ACT score of 22 or better or 1030 or better on SAT is exempted from taking Praxis I.
pass Praxis II Content Knowledge
APSB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of disability, race or ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation or religion or age in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities and provides equal access to designated groups.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy, Thelma J. Prater, Assistant Superintendent.