New Orleans Agenda
NEW ORLEANS – Dr. Adierah Berger has been named CEO and Head of School for the International High School of New Orleans’ by the Board of Trustees of the Voices for International Business and Education (VIBE). Dr. Berger was chosen from a large and impressive pool of candidates. Previously, Dr. Berger served as IHSNO’s principal for 9 years.
Dr. Berger, a native New Orleanian, has worn several hats in the local education industry from teaching various classes to several high-level leadership positions. She has spent the last 10 years as a school principal in both the New Orleans elementary and secondary arena. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of New Orleans, her Master of Science in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health, and Tropical Medicine with a concentration in Health Education and Communication, and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Xavier University.
“I’m looking forward to working with our hardworking board of directors, faculty, staff and students in my new role as IHSNO Head of School,” said Berger. “I view a collaborative school environment as the key to creating successful teachers and students and believe partnerships with parents and community partners are essential to enriching the experience in any school community.”
Berger hopes to enhance IHSNO’s profile as a destination for students interested in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Currently, IHSNO is the only school in Downtown New Orleans.