Dr. Wade Smith received his bachelor of education in Chemistry and Biology from LSU in 1978. He taught for 11 years and after finishing his M. Ed. from SLU in 1985 became the principal of Denham Springs Junior High School from 1988-2001. Wade received his Ph.D. from LSU in 2001 and was appointed assistant professor of educational administration at Auburn University. Dr. Smith served in that position until 2003 when he was appointed superintendent of the LSU Lab School. He is currently a professor of education, specializing in educational leadership and administration at SLU. He will be working with our school as we continue to grow and we are excited to have him on board. Now living in Baton Rouge, Wade and his wife Linda have been married for 42 blessed years and have two children: Christie and Leann.