Michalyn Ourso named Assistant Principal of Prairieville Primary

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Michalyn Ourso as the new Assistant Principal of Prairieville Primary.

“It is an honor to introduce exceptional employees who are stepping into new leadership roles. We are so grateful that they have the courage and desire to serve the students of Ascension Parish,” said Superintendent David Alexander.

Ourso grew up in Ascension Parish and graduated from St. Amant High. Her first job out of college was at Dutchtown Middle as a science and social studies teacher. She then moved to Central Middle as a member of the leadership team. 

Her experience includes serving as an instructional coach for Lake Elementary, where she attended elementary school, and participating in the district’s Administrative Internship Program at Prairieville Middle and Pecan Grove Primary. Most recently, Ourso served as Prairieville Primary’s Teacher Coach throughout 2020. 

“I am excited to be able to lead alongside Mrs. Ammons to continue to serve the phenomenal students, staff, and community of Prairieville Primary in my new role as Assistant Principal,” said Ourso. 

Ourso earned a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Southeastern Louisiana University.

She resides in St. Amant with her husband, Luke, and their three children: Owen, Ellyn, and Amelia.