Lusher employs multiple social workers to promote the mental health and well being of students at Lusher.
Grades K-5: Monique Kerrigan
Grades 6-8: Michael Binder
Grades 9-12: Katie Brown (you can visit a website here to find resources for both parents and students).
If you have witnessed or been the victim of bullying or cyberbullying of any kind, please reach out to a teacher/administrator, one of our social workers above, or make an anonymous call to the Bullying or Cyberbullying Hotline at 504-304-5782.
If you are concerned that someone under the age of 18 is being abused, call the Child Protection Hotline,
855-4LA-KIDS (855-452-5437) toll free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Lusher’s faculty and staff are all Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect. You can learn more about Mandated Reporters here.
If your family lives in any of the following conditions:
Your school-age children may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act. If you believe your children may be eligible, contact Sheila Nelson, the local liaison at 504-304-3960, 504-862-5110 or FamiliesInTransition@LusherSchool.org to find out what services and supports may be available.