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Avis Williams - ASCD Board of Directors

Avis Williams

Board Co-Past President, ASCD Board of Directors


Avis Williams, EdD, is the superintendent of NOLA Public Schools, the first woman to serve permanently in the role. She has been an elementary, middle, and high school principal; the executive director of curriculum and instruction in North Carolina; an assistant superintendent in Tuscaloosa City (Alabama) Schools; and the superintendent of Selma City (Alabama) Schools. A past president of the ASCD Board of Directors, Williams was a finalist for Alabama Superintendent of the Year, was named a National School Public Relations Association Superintendent to Watch, and received the University of Alabama’s Dr. Harold Bishop Leadership Award and the AASA Dr. Effie Jones Humanitarian Award.

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