About the Program

The Bankers School for Supervisory Training, or BSST,  is a three-day program aimed at developing managerial skills for frontline supervisors. The annual school is held twice each year and hosts students from all over the state. 2023 marked the school's 50th anniversary with more than 4,500 banker graduates since the school began.  




Curriculum Highlights

  • DiSC personality profile & how that affects your leadership style
  • Management behavior
  • Human resources overview & supervisor best practices discussion
  • Performance evaluations
  • Leveraging generational differences in the workplace
  • Time management
  • Leading high performance teams

Who Should Attend

Frontline supervisors from all areas of the bank.

For more information on the next school, click here to check out LBA's online education calendar or email info@lba.org.

What Former Students Have to Say...

"I loved everything about BSST—the message, the environment, the inclusion and the help!" — 2022 BSST Graduate

“I had heard great things about the school and wasn’t disappointed!” — 2022 BSST Graduate

“The speakers were all entertaining and informative. Lots of information presented I will use in daily work life.” — 2022 BSST Graduate

“Overall good program and insights. Glad I attended and will use new techniques presented.” — 2022 BSST Graduate

“Loved the school and the speakers! I am taking so much knowledge back to work.” — 2022 BSST Graduate

“The school was overall very effective—it encourages personal interaction and communication.” — 2021 BSST Graduate

“I really enjoyed the school. Enjoyed meeting everyone, and great speakers and material.” — 2021 BSST Graduate

“Thanks to LBA for hosting such an awesome training session! It was great!” — 2021 BSST Graduate

“This school was over & beyond what I imagined. It was great, made me look at myself as well as the other ladies I will be working with.” — 2019 BSST Graduate

“I have learned so much about different personality types and new ways to manage. Thank you!” — 2019 BSST Graduate

“This class has been great and very informative! I cannot wait to go back and put into effect all of the knowledge I've received.” — 2019 BSST Graduate


Bankers School for Supervisory Training 2023 Fall Session Held

The fall session of the Bankers School for Supervisory Training is underway at the LBA office. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the school. Sessions will include DiSC Personality Profile, Time Management, Management Behavior, Performance Evaluations, HR Overview/Supervisor Best Practices, Leading High Performance Teams and Generational Differences in the Workplace. Click here to view a list of graduates.

Bankers are pictured below and above working on a group activity as part of the session on teams. 

Bankers are pictured above and below working on a group exercise during the time management session. 

Pictured below are bankers during the first day. 


Congratulations Graduates!

Darlene Albert of First Guaranty Bank
Perla Alvizo of First Guaranty Bank
Shelly Carter of Bank of Zachary
LaDonna Darden of Bank of Zachary
Ashley Davis of Delta Bank
Michelle Duncan of Caldwell Bank and Trust
Lenelle Gradney of Bank of Commerce and Trust Company
Julie Hendrix of Currency Bank
Lynn Henry of First Guaranty Bank
Denise Holmes of Southern Heritage Bank
Juandie Jarrell of First Federal Bank of Louisiana
Carol Johnson of Bank of St. Francisville
Bridget Lavergne of Farmers-Merchants Bank and Trust
Erika Matthews of B1BANK
Marco Mendez of B1BANK
Christina Peoples of Delta Bank
Crystal Potier of Farmers-Merchants Bank and Trust
Alex Richard of B1BANK
Channing Sanders of South Louisiana Bank
Chloe Scheible of Century Next Bank
Mallory Sewell of Concordia Bank and Trust
Nicole Sutherlin of Caldwell Bank and Trust
Angela Tenner of Concordia Bank and Trust
Shelli Ziegler of St. Landry Bank and Trust Company