Benjamin Franklin High School is governed by Advocates for Academic Excellence in Education, Inc., a non-profit corporation. The school is a Type 3 Charter school authorized by the Orleans Parish School Board.
Board of Directors
Jill E. Condon
Alea M. Cot, President
Alexis Parent-Ferrouillet, Ed.L.D. '96
Board Meeting Dates
August 18, 2022 (Agenda, Minutes)
September 15, 2022 (Agenda, Minutes)
October 20, 2022 (Agenda, Minutes)
November 17, 2022 (Agenda, Minutes)
December 15, 2022 - canceled
January 12, 2023 (Agenda, Minutes)
February 9, 2023 (Agenda, Minutes)
March 16, 2023 (Agenda, Minutes)
April 20, 2023 (Agenda, Minutes)
May 18, 2023 (Agenda, Minutes)
June 15, 2023--Annual Meeting
Future meetings to be determined
Public Records Requests
The link below connects to the person responsible for Public Records Requests (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Otherwise, please mail or deliver requests to Dr. Patrick Widhalm, 2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122
The Board includes members who represent the Parents' Association, the Alumni Association, and the Athletic Association. Anyone who is interested in representing one of these organizations, or any parent, guardian, grandparent, or alumni who would like to be considered for the Governing Board should contact the current Board President. Most Board openings are filled during the annual meeting in June, however interest may be expressed any time.