District 7 - LaMont Cole


LaMont Cole

Mayor Pro Tem
Council Member, District 7

222 Saint Louis Street
Room 357
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-389-3182
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Councilman Cole is a 1997 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelors of Arts in General Studies and a 2004 graduate of Southern University with a Master’s of Education in Administration and Supervision. LaMont is a Baton Rouge educator and former leader of the Local NAACP Chapter. He also previously held high-profile education roles including the Principal of Park Forest Middle, Principal of Capitol Middle School, Assistant Principal of Westdale Middle School and Chief Academic Officer for ADVANCE Baton Rouge.

Certification Louisiana

  • Educational Leader, Level 2, 854
  • Louisiana Teaching Certificate Level 3, 434602
  • Principal, 540
  • School Superintendent - 541
  • Secondary English, 374
  • Secondary School Principal, 518


  • Louisiana State University - 1997, Bachelors of Arts in General Studies
  • Southern University - 2004, Master’s of Education in Administration and Supervision

Community Involvement

  • Member of Nicholls State University Men’s Basketball Team
  • Community Volunteerism
  • Capitol Middle School Basketball Coach
  • HOPE Community Redevelopment Board Member
  • Community School For Apprenticeship Learning Board Member
  • NAACP President Baton Rouge Branch 2006 -2011
  • Member of ASCD
  • President Tyrus Thomas Foundation
  • President Glen “Big Baby” Davis Foundation

Legislative Aide

The Legislative Assistant for District 7 is Mrs. Twahna Harris and may be reached by emailing Twahna or calling 225-389-3182.

Open Neighborhood BR: Council District 7

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