Ascension Parish Appoints Donaldsonville Native as Assistant Principal of Donaldsonville High School

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

DONALDSONVILLE – Charie Worley, A native of Donaldsonville, is a 1998 graduate of Donaldsonville High School (DHS). She has been an educator for ten years, seven of which have been at DHS. 

     Worley earned her Bachelor’s of Science in secondary education from Southern University Baton Rouge and her Master’s of Educational Leadership from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux. She is a doctoral candidate at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, with expected completion this fall. Her research interests include the underrepresentation of black females in Louisiana’s superintendency, pluralistic leadership, culturally responsive leadership, culturally responsive teaching, teaching students who are victims of poverty and leading for social justice. 

     She is a member of the NAACP, National Congress of Black Women – Baton Rouge, Southern Christian Leadership Conference – Baton Rouge, Women Leading Group at SLU, the National Alliance of Black School Educators and the Southern University Alumni Federation. 

     She said her driving force in life has been to fulfill her purpose. 

     “I believe that God put me her to make a difference,” Worley said. “That’s what I’ll die doing. The principalship is just my next challenge, and I look forward to it. I’ll always strive to be the best that I can be because that is who I am. I can’t let myself down. I can’t let my family down. I can’t let my city down. There are just to many people who believe in me. ” 

     Worley is the daughter of the Rev. Rudolph Mitchell and Patricia Breaux Mitchell of Donaldsonville. She resides in Gonzales with her husband Jermaine Worley.