David L. Merchant
Continuing Education's Interim Director & Workforce Coordinator
David provides leadership and oversight for the day to day operations within the Division of Continuing Education and Distance Learning. He also leads the development, creation and implementation of the Professional and Workforce Development Training program. He is further charged with ensuring that there are continuous new ideas and offerings for leisure and life-long learning initiatives in the department. His duties include the development and implementation of training programs while staying within the boundaries of the department budget. David also develops and markets professional, workforce, life-long, and leisure training opportunities with input sought and provided by our customers as individuals and those that come to us from business and industry. His job is to meet our customer needs throughout the state of Louisiana. David is an extraordinary ambassador and liaison between the University and the community.
Jaicee C. Choate
Continuing Education's Office Manager
Jaicee provides leadership, vision and oversight for the Division of Continuing Education and Distance Learning office staff and student workforce. She is responsible for providing assistance in the development, creation and implementation of continuing education programs to include professional, workforce, life-long and leisure training programs. Jaicee has overseen and assisted in the development and implementation of an extensive social networking program that has greatly impacted the marketing of all of our training programs. She is also our administrative expert for all administrative policies and procedures. Jaicee is an extraordinary ambassador and liaison between the University and the community.
Please don't hesitate to call or email us if we can assist you in any way by locating any type of training, assessing your training needs, or to assist you with online learning questions or concerns. We are here to serve your training needs. Let us provide the leg work to search for what you need while you tend to your other important responsibilities.