LPFI Mission Statement and Vision

Louisiana Parents for French Immersion, LPFI, Mission Statement: We are a statewide community of parents and engaged volunteers dedicated to advocating for the right of all children in Louisiana to access a quality French immersion education; promoting the continued vitality of existing programs; and supporting parent groups in the creation and expansion of French immersion in every parish.

Louisiana Parents for French Immersion, LPFI, Vision: The members of LPFI will be the dynamic support network who will champion the preservation and growth of French immersion education as an option for all of Louisiana’s children.

French Immersion students in Opelousas love Science!

French Immersion students in Opelousas love Science!

Advocacy

LPFI is dedicated to beginning, maintaining, and supporting French Immersion opportunities state-wide. We work across schools, districts, and communities to promote and protect French Immersion and coordinate with Francophile politicians on the behalf of students, families, and schools.

Hands on experiential learning in a second language creates students who love to learn and explore.

Hands on experiential learning in a second language creates students who love to learn and explore.

Promotion

LPFI is made up of parents, grand parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel, CODOFIL (the counsel for the development of French in Louisiana), and community members who are committed to working together to provide quality French Immersion education throughout the state of Louisiana.

Immersion begins as early as Pre’K but the benefits last a lifetime!

Immersion begins as early as Pre’K but the benefits last a lifetime!

Support

  • World Languages Certified schools are awarded a 5% boost on School Improvement Scores

  • Bi-Literacy Diploma endorsements for French Immersion students

  • Working with parish professionals and parents to intervene with school boards in defense of French immersion.