Firstline Schools

Family Resources

Discovery Plus Program 



FirstLine Schools Network

300 N. Broad Street, Suite 207

New Orleans, LA 70119

Arthur Ashe Charter School

1456 Gardena Drive

New Orleans, LA 70122

Langston Hughes Academy

3519 Trafalgar Street 

New Orleans, LA 70119

Phillis Wheatley Community School 

2300 Dumaine Street 

New Orleans, LA 70119




(504) 252-2571

Discovery Plus Team 
Tiffany Willis

Tiffany Willis 

Director of Special Education


Shanda Gentry

Ashe School Director


Erin Woods

Erin Woods

Ashe Special Education Coordinator 

Carrie Bevans

LHA School Director


Justin Burkett

LHA Special Education Coordinator 

Dione Singleton

Wheatley School Director

Elizabeth Boteler

Wheatley Special Education Coordinator 

Family Resources

UNIQUE Curriculum – Learn more about Unique and how to help your child access the curriculum at home.

Louisiana LEAP Connector Student Standards – This document overviews the rationale for the Louisiana Connectors for Students with Significant Disabilities, details how they were developed to align with the Louisiana Student Standards in English language arts, mathematics, and science, and outlines implementation guidance for districts, schools, and teachers to use in creating equitable educational opportunities for all students. 

Parent Guide to the LEAP Connect Statewide Assessment – This fact sheet provides families with general information about the LEAP Connect tests, including what to expect when your student is testing.

Louisiana’s Educational Rights of Children with Disabilities (English | En español) – Guide developed by the Louisiana Department of Education to help parents navigate the complex system that oversees special education in Louisiana’s public schools.