Director of Legislative Affairs – Andre & Jessie Leger
Andre and Jessie Leger live in Mandeville, LA. They are parents of five children, affectionately known as the Fab Five. They began homeschooling back in the dark ages, before the internet, and 23 years later have graduated all of their children and three nieces from their home. Andre has a BA in Psychology from LSU and is an Information Systems Technology Specialist at Ochsner Health Systems. Jessie worked in ministry at the Care Pregnancy Center as Director of Finance and Legislative Aide before leaving the workforce to homeschool their children.In 2011, Jessie joined the HOME Classes team where she teaches history and government.When their oldest son was a junior in highschool, Jessie began serving with TeenPact Leadership Schools, after serving eight years, she stepped into the role of Louisiana State Coordinator in 2017. TeenPact teaches students how the government works and why they should be involved citizens and is an integral part of the government classes she teaches. As the Directors of Legislative Affairs for Homeschool Louisiana they stay abreast of bills in the legislature that pertain to home education and family issues. The Legers have developed relationships with many elected officials in Louisiana and will continue to meet with legislators to keep them informed of issues homeschool families care about.