About District 7

About Councilman Cole

Councilman LaMont 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, 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.

Legislative Assistant for District 7 is Mrs. Twahna Harris which may be reached at 225-389-3182 or you may Email Twahna Harris.

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


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

Community Involvement

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