For more than 20 years, Dr. Timoll has devoted her career in education to serving students, families, and communities in Louisiana, particularly focusing on prioritizing equity and opportunities for all students.

Dr. Timoll began her career as a classroom teacher in East Baton Rouge Parish before transitioning into leadership and administration. She previously served as Chief of Staff at the Louisiana Department of Education. Prior to that, she served as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction and the Innovation Network Leader for the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Under Dr. Timoll’s leadership, the district set and executed an agenda to restore shareholder trust and engagement, build a meaningful correlation between autonomy and accountability, and ultimately deliver better outcomes for all students.

Dr. Timoll also previously served as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in St. John the Baptist Parish, a rural district in south Louisiana. In these roles, Dr. Timoll raised the bar for teaching and learning through the adoption and strategic alignment of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development.

Dr. Timoll holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Louisiana State University, a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Southern University A&M College, a Master of Education in School Administration and Supervision from University of Louisiana Monroe, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration from University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Dr. Timoll is most proud of her role as a mother of two daughters in Louisiana public schools. She is driven by a moral imperative to uphold a standard of excellence for every child who calls Louisiana home to the same expectation she has for her own. Dr. Timoll’s drive and determination are further evidenced by her love of participating in half marathons—constantly seeking to reach new heights and conquer new challenges.

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