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Panelist Bio


Supt. Michael Faulk
Central Community School System

Michael W. Faulk is the Superintendent of Central Community School System located in Central, Louisiana. Central Community School System opened in July of 2007 with Mr. Faulk as Superintendent. Under his leadership, Central Community School System continues to rank among the top five school systems in the state.

He is a Louisiana native from Abbeville. He received his undergraduate degree from Northeast Louisiana State College and a M.ED. in Administration and Supervision from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Before accepting the positon of Superintendent of Central Community School System, Mr. Faulk worked as a high school educator and principal in both Louisiana and Texas. He also served as Superintendent of Morehouse Parish School System.

Superintendent Faulk has given many interviews to local newspaper, radio, and TV stations. He is a member of numerous professional and civic organizations.

He is married to Peggie Faulk (formerly Hardcastle). They have 2 children, Jarrad & Mandi, and 7 grandchildren with one more on the way.

Current Topic


     10/18 - Louisiana Veterans Back Home

What are the programs and initiatives helping our veterans successfully transition to civilian life?
Since 2001, 2.6 million service men and women have been deployed to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Twenty-six percent of Louisiana’s veterans fought in these conflicts. The needs for these veterans are plentiful including securing employment and housing, and dealing with the mental rigors of transitioning from military back to civilian life.

Louisiana Public Square explores the unique programs and initiatives that are helping our state’s younger veterans successfully overcome these challenges on “Louisiana Veterans Back Home” Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. on LPB and in New Orleans on WLAE. (Recording Thursday, October 18.)

Veterans Coming Home is a collaborative, multi-platform public media project between Wisconsin Public Television and Kindling Group in partnership with local stations and other national organizations. Veterans Coming Home is made possible with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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     05/16 - Louisiana Veterans Coming Home

What challenges do our returning veterans face?

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