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Andre Perry speaks at gathering of nation's top African-American educators

November 18, 2011

Andre Perry, Ph.D., associate director for educational initiatives for Loyola University New Orleans’ Institute for Quality and Equity in Education, was a featured keynote speaker at the 39th Annual Conference of the National Alliance of Black School Educators held this week at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Perry’s address, “What is Higher Learning in the Context of Post-Katrina New Orleans?,” explained the challenges of rebuilding a New Orleans public school system virtually wiped out by the storm. Other keynote speakers included the Rev. Jesse Jackson and NASA Administrator Maj. General Charles Bolden, USMC (Ret).

NABSE is the nation's premier non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation's children, particularly those of African descent.

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