At the recent Committee of the Whole meeting, the Orleans Parish School Board did not have a formal Superintendent Search Committee meeting during the session, the board did affirm using the 2021-25 Strategic Plan to serve as a guide to assist in the NOLA Public Schools Superintendent Search moving forward. While some parts of the plan are currently underway, the plan will mostly serve as a resource to assist the committee when working with the potential selected…
Recently, Orleans Parish School Board President Ethan Ashley joined The Good Morning Show with Sally-Ann Roberts on WBOK 1230 AM in New Orleans to discuss the search for the next superintendent for NOLA Public Schools and a range of other topics. WBOK is one of the oldest and longest-running black-owned radio stations in the country, originating out of the campus of Xavier University. The 30-minute interview discusses the search, how the community will be able to…
With the search for the next superintendent for NOLA Public Schools restarting this month, Orleans Parish School Board President Ethan Ashley discussed the details surrounding the search with Maureen Kelleher from Education Post in a recent Q&A. In the interview, Ashley gives an overview of the process, how the committee is navigating the search in the middle of the pandemic and more. Check out the full Q&A by clicking on the link here.
On Tuesday, September 21, the Orleans Parish School Board hosted a training session for board members with Beloved Community, a New Orleans-based non-profit consulting firm, on debiasing selection and hiring processes. The one-hour session allowed board members to hear from a local organization leading the way in diversity, equity and inclusion practices. Beloved Community presented ways to reduce bias in hiring, having inclusive talent recruitment practices and …
The Orleans Parish School Board hosted its September meeting of the Superintendent Search Committee at the OPSB offices in Algiers. Following Hurricane Ida, the committee decided to pause the search for the next superintendent for NOLA Public Schools as the city and area began the recovery process, including finding a search firm to assist with the process. On Tuesday, they announced that the search would resume and that a second request for proposal (RFQ) would …

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