Nat LaCour is "Secretary-Treasurer of the AFT, Nat LaCour is a long-time member of the AFT's executive council and former president of the United Teachers of New Orleans (UTNO), one of the few local teacher unions in the South to win collective bargaining rights. As UTNO president, LaCour was recognized as a leading advocate in the struggle to create an integrated, unified teacher union movement. Throughout his tenure as an AFT leader, LaCour has acted as a key advisor on professional, union, and minority issues. He is also a member of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, a commissioner of the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars, and a national board member of both the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. He was recently elected to the AFL-CIO's Executive Council."
Director of the Albert Shanker Institute.
- "Biography", Albert Shanker Institute, Accessed November 2006.