About Holly Boffy



Carrick and Holly Boffy began dating in high school and married in 2001 after graduating from college. They have an eight-year-old son named Pierce who attends public school. The Boffys worship at Esther Baptist Church in Vermilion Parish. They organize and host Fishing for Memories: A Benefit Rodeo for the Alzheimer’s Association.


Holly began her career as a middle school social studies teacher at Glasgow Middle School in Baton Rouge. After two years in Baton Rouge, Holly transferred to Paul Breaux Middle in Lafayette. While teaching at Paul Breaux Middle, Holly also served as an adjunct instructor for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Currently, Holly is the Program Director of Teacher & Leader Development for the Council for Chief State School Officers.  She supports state departments of education in developing and implementing programs to support teachers and leaders. She began working for CCSSO in 2011 as an Educator in Residence. Prior to joining CCSSO, Holly served as the Director of Professional Development and University Programs for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana.

Public Service

Holly was elected in 2011 to represent District 7 on BESE. For the last three years, Holly has been elected by her fellow board members to serve as an officer.

Honors & Achievements

Holly is the 2010 Louisiana State Teacher of the Year, a 2011 Women Who Mean Business Honoree, and is a National Board Certified Teacher.


Holly earned a doctorate in education from Walden University in 2015. She attended Louisiana State University where she earned a B.S., M.Ed. and Ed.S. in education.