Kenneth Farizo, Ph.D.

Dr. Kenneth FarizoAssistant Professor of Professional Practice


Office: 246 Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-7063
Fax: 504-280-5588


Kenneth Farizo is especially qualified for the professional practice position: certification in English and supervision of instruction and extensive practical experiences as a classroom teacher and an administrator. His professional experience includes twelve years as a middle school English teacher, nine years as a school system administrator, and two years as a part time university instructor. Dr. Farizo’s classroom and administrative background more than adequately prepare him for the content in a variety of EDUC courses; of particular significance is his secondary education background which is vitally needed in the EDUC course strand.

Dr. Farizo is able to supervise candidates seeking certification in Secondary English. As the curriculum coordinator for St. Charles Parish School District, he delivered numerous professional development activities for classroom teachers and administrators and is skilled in motivating teachers to engage in critical thinking. His background and insight into the function of Louisiana schools brings a wealth of experience to the instruction of prospective teachers in the EDUC courses.