Welcome to the Richland Parish School Board

Pupil Appraisal Services

Pupil Appraisal Services comprise an integral part of the total instructional program of the Local Educational Agency.  The purpose of Pupil Appraisal Services is to assist students who have academic, behavioral, and/or communication challenges, adjustment difficulties, or other special needs which are adversely impacting the student’s educational performance by providing services to students, parents, teachers, and other school personnel.  Pupil Appraisal personnel are not limited to providing services solely to students referred for an evaluation.  Many students experiencing academic, behavior and/or communication difficulties may be helped through recommendations made by Pupil Appraisal personnel for use in the general education classroom, enabling the student to benefit from instruction in the general education curriculum and eliminating the need for referral for an individual evaluation. Major functions of Pupil Appraisal personnel include being child/student advocates and assisting students to remain in and profit from the general education curriculum whenever possible.



Coordinator Contact Information

Joyce Smith, M.ED, NCED
Director of Pupil Appraisal
(318) 728-5964 ext. 243
Schools: Delhi Middle School, Mangham High, & Rayville Jr. High

Beth Fuller, LCSW-BACS
School Social Worker
Schools: Delhi High, Rayville High, Richland Career Center Archibald & Riverfield Academy

Katie Bennett, LSSP-NCSP
School Psychologist
Schools: Holly Ridge Elementary, Mangham Elementary, & Rayville Elementary

Wendy Cooper, M.ED, NCED
Educational Diagnostician
Schools: Delhi Elementary, Mangham Jr. High, & Start Elementary


Speech Concern Contact Information

Marissa Jaquess, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech/Language Pathologist
Schools: Rayville Elementary, Rayville Jr. High & Rayville High

Ashley McFarland, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech/Language Pathologist
Schools: Delhi Elementary, Delhi Middle, Delhi High & Holly Ridge Elementary

Emilee Trisler Turner, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech/Language Pathologist
Schools: Mangham Elementary, Mangham Jr. High, Mangham High, Start Elementary & Richland Career Center Archibald


Our Mission Statement
The Richland Parish School System will provide a comprehensive educational foundation and safe learning environment for all students. Students will demonstrate mastery of skills needed to be lifelong learners. It is our system's purpose to develop the whole child to his/her fullest potential. Excellence will be expected from each employee and student in the system.