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.