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Assistant Superintendent Nerlande Anselme Named a ‘Phenomenal Woman’

Nerlande Anselme, longtime assistant superintendent for student and family services in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District, has been named a Phenomenal Woman by the New York State Association for Women in Administration.

The organization has announced four speakers for NYSAWA Celebrates Phenomenal Women, a virtual statewide event for professionals at all levels. It features educational leaders who have been nominated by their peers to share their stories and insights. Nerlande will tell the inspirational story of the role public education played in her journey from a young Haitian immigrant who spoke no English to renowned educational leader.

Joining Nerlande in the event are Sujata Chaudhry, founder of Tangible Development; Dr. Monique Darrisaw-Akil, superintendent of Uniondale Union Free School District; and Anita Murphy, district superintendent of Capital Region BOCES.

The event will be held via Zoom from 4 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Registration is required, and is $35 for NYSAWA members, $40 for non-members.