Dr. Avis Williams

Selma City School System Starts New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Today was the first day of school for students in the Selma City School District. Superintendent Avis Williams says the first day of school had a few challenges. She said that’s to be expected — under the circumstances. The first nine weeks of the school year will completely virtual. “The thing about it that we…

Selma City Schools Gearing up for New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is set to reopen in less than two weeks. Teachers are already back on the job — while students report back later this month. Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams says the district is preparing for a school year — like no other. The first nine weeks of the school year will be virtual…

New Selma Superintendent Gets Three Year Deal

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is officially under new leadership. Dr. Avis Williams has accepted a contract from the school board to lead the school system. Williams got a three year deal with an annual salary of $140,000 dollars. She also gets a $350 dollar a month car allowance and fifteen vacation days each year. Williams met…

Selma School Board Balks at Superintendent Contract

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Contract negotiations for the new superintendent of Selma City Schools appears to have hit a slight snag before its officially a done deal. Dr. Avis Williams now has to decide whether to accept or reject an amended version of the contract proposal she negotiated with the board president and attorney. The school board was unwilling…

Selma City Schools Selects New Superintendent

The Selma City School Board has selected its new superintendent. Dr. Avis Williams of Tuscaloosa will be district’s new leader if she accepts the offer. She was chosen over four other finalist including interim superintendent Arthur Capers, Dr. Dee Ray Hill of Georgia, Dr. Avis Williams of Tuscaloosa, Dr. Robert Griffin of Selma and Dr. Regina Thompson of South Carolina….