Ms. Sue Potts earned her Bachelor of Science degree in education and Master of Science degree in education from Louisiana State University. Through LSU, Ms. Potts also earned an Educational Specialist Degree in Administration and Supervision. She also completed administration training with East Baton Rouge Parish Schools.
After teaching for 40 years in East Baton Rouge Parish Schools, Ms. Potts retired in 2011. She taught geography, American history and world history at the middle school and high school levels.
Since she retired, Ms. Potts has been involved with LRTA through several leadership positions. She previously served as secretary for LRTA District IV. Ms. Potts has also been historian and president of her local Unit, Baton Rouge Area Retired Teachers Association.
In addition, Ms. Potts remains involved in the Baton Rouge community as a volunteer docent at the Old Governor’s Mansion, current Governor’s Mansion and Old State Capitol. She previously gave the Baton Rouge Historic District Bus Tours for Visit Baton Rouge and plantation tours for the riverboats. Currently, Ms. Potts teaches OLLI classes (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) to retirees through LSU. In her spare time, Ms. Potts enjoys gardening, travel, her Westie, friends and family.