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Principal Jelice Chatman

Jelice Chatman is the new Principal of Lowery Elementary School. 

Chatman began her teaching career 15 years ago in West Baton Rouge Parish where she spent seven years teaching students in second through fourth grades. She then transitioned to Ascension Parish in 2013 working at Duplessis Primary School. She taught second through fifth grades and served as a TAP mentor teacher for three years. In the 2018-19 school year she served as a Master Teacher at G.W. Carver Primary. Most recently, she served the past three years as Assistant Principal at Sorrento Primary School.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Southeastern Louisiana University.  

“This is a humbling experience. I want to thank God and my guardian angel, who is my mom,” said Chatman. “I am so honored to be able to serve the students and families in Donaldsonville. I look forward to the hard work; getting to know the families and community leaders; and working alongside everyone to empower our students socially and academically.”

Chatman is married to Tronquell Chatman, and they have four children: Kristen, Tia, Tyson, and Trongquell, Jr.