Andre Perry

Commentator

Andre Perry, Ph.D. is a scholar, commentator and activist, and the Associate Director for Educational Initiatives for Loyola Institute for Quality and Equity in Education.

A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Perry earned his Ph.D. in education policy and leadership, with an emphasis in higher education, from the University of Maryland College Park. His research and teaching interests are college access and retention, charter schools and immigrant educational rights. He has published numerous scholarly and popular articles in those areas.

As a public intellectual, he advocates for quality public education. Perry’s views, opinions and educational leadership have been featured on National Public Radio and CNN.  Through his weekly newspaper column in The Louisiana Weekly, Perry provides political commentary on municipal governments and K-16 leadership and governance in Louisiana. He can also be heard on WWNO 89.9-FM during NPR’s All Things Considered.

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Commentary
6:00 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Colleges Need to Be More Like Weight Watchers

Dr. Andre Perry

Andre Perry talks about why race should be considered in college enrollment decisions. For a transcript of, or to respond to, this commentary, go to DrAndrePerry.com.

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Andre Perry Commentary
6:45 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

Mentoring in the New Year

Dr. Andre Perry

Andre Perry contemplates National Mentoring Month.

Dr. Andre Perry is the Associate Dean of the UNO College of Education and CEO of the Capital One-UNO Charter Network.

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Andre Perry Commentary
4:56 pm
Fri December 24, 2010

Quilts for the Holidays

Andre Perry

Andre Perry compares holiday family bonding with quiltmaking.

Andre Perry Commentary
7:05 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Beyond the Marching Band

Dr. Andre Perry

Dr. Andre Perry discusses the need for arts and culture to return to the school curriculum in New Orleans.

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Andre Perry Commentary
4:28 am
Sat February 7, 2009

Andre Perry on Ethics in Education

Dr. Andre Perry

Dr. Andre Perry discusses the need to teach ethics in schools.

Andre Perry Commentary
4:27 am
Sat February 7, 2009

Andre Perry on Education - Teachers Online

Dr. Andre Perry discusses whether or not teachers should network with their students online.

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Andre Perry Commentary
4:31 am
Fri January 9, 2009

Teaching Class in School

Dr. Andre Perry is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University of New Orleans, Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Development, and CEO of the UNO Charter Schools.

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Commentary
4:32 am
Tue December 9, 2008

Education's Uncharted Territory

Andre Perry's weekly commentary on education looks at uncharted territory.

Dr. Perry is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University of New Orleans, Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Development, and CEO of the UNO Charter Schools.

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