Edward Hearron is headmaster and founding member of Word of God Academy in Shreveport. During his career he has been a teacher, coach, principal, parish director of middle and high schools and headmaster of two private schools in Caddo Parish. Hearron earned a bachelor’s degree in upper elementary education at Northwestern State in 1960, a master’s in education, administration and supervision from Louisiana State University in 1967 and 30 hours above a master’s in administration from LSU. He has served as an officer and member of several professional organizations and made many significant contributions to education. During his career, he was named Caddo Parish Educator of the Year and Educator of Distinction, among other leadership honors, while his schools were named Schools of Excellence.