NOLA Public Schools Elects First Black Woman as Superintendent

Mar, 2022

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Orleans Parish School Board unanimously voted to make Avis Williams the new superintendent for the NOLA Public Schools’ (NOLA-PS) district. 

Williams is the first permanent female superintendent in New Orleans in more than 181 years.

The news release from OPSB reads as follows:

The board and Dr. Williams will now enter contract negotiations. After a successful agreement, she will be formally appointed to the top position during a future board meeting.

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