Dr. Laurie S. Watts
Dr. Laurie S. WattsAssociate Vice President of Information Technology
Professor of Educational Technology

Office: HSC 290
Office Phone: 504-816-8180
Fax: 504-816-8187
Home Phone:
E-Mail: lawatts@nobts.edu


  • Masters of Information Systems Management, University of Phoenix Online, February 2006
  • Executive Concentration in Technology Management, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, November 2000
  • Doctorate of Philosophy, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, May 1996
  • Masters of Divinity in Christian Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, May 1988
  • Bachelor o f Arts in Psychology and Religion, Judson College, Marion, AL, May 1984
  • Diploma, Scott Preparatory, Opelika, AL, May 1981

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty for Leavell College and Graduate studies in Christian Education
  • Professor of Educational Technology

Teaching Specializations

  • Christian Education
  • Technology

Ministry Experience

  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA employed since May 1985
  • Elysian Fields Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA employed part-time May, 1987-March, 1997. Position: Minister of Children
  • Louisiana Baptist Convention, Alexandria, LA. Position: Acteen Small Group Conference Leader - Puppets, October 1996
  • Greater Association of Greater New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Position: Volunteer Leader for VBS Training Events, 1993-1995.
  • Siloam Baptist Church, Marion, AL June-December 1983. Position: Ministerial Internship in Youth and Children.
  • Alabama Baptist Convention, Music Division, Shocco Springs Camp, Summers of 1981-1983. Position: Counselor.

Additional Specialized Training

  • SPSS Advanced Statistics Training, Atlanta, GA, 2001
  • Great Plains System Administration, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
  • E-College, Train the Trainer Program, Denver, CO, 1999
  • Microsoft Certification Classes, New Orleans, LA, 1998-2000
  • ABT Campus, 1994 and PowerCampus 1998-1999, Philadelphia, PA
  • FoxPro 1.5 Programming , Application Developers, Atlanta, GA 1994
  • Southern Association of College and University Business Officers, College Business Management Institute, Lexington, KY 1991
  • IBM, System 38, RPGIII, New Orleans, LA, 1988


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great
Commission and the Great Commandments through
the local church and its ministries.


Biblical Studies
Christian Education
Church and Community Ministries
Church Music Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Theological and Historical Studies
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