Cape Fear Academy Head Chosen as President of Board for NC Association of Independent Schools

Donald S. Berger, Head of School at Cape Fear Academy, was elected as President of the Board of Trustees at a meeting of the leaders of the NC Association of Independent Schools held at Wrightsville Beach on June 9.  His two-year term begins July 1.  

The entire slate of the NCAIS Board:

President: Don Berger – Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington

Vice President: Mark Hale – Greensboro Day School, Greensboro

Treasurer: Karl Sjolund, Salem Academy, Winston-Salem

Secretary: Doreen Kelly, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh

Mr. Berger is completing his second year as Head of School at Cape Fear Academy.  “It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve as the leader of the NCAIS Board.  This organization plays a vital role in serving the interests of our state’s most respected and longest established independent schools. NCAIS benefits our independent schools with outstanding professional learning opportunities, a collaborative network of colleagues and professional resources, and a voice in our state legislature.  Having more than a decade of involvement with NCAIS, I am proud to accept this leadership role.”

NCAIS is an association of more than 80 independent schools across the state, with over 3800 teachers serving approximately 38,000 students.It was incorporated in 1970 as a voluntary, nonprofit organization serving a wide variety of schools in size and structure (coed and single sex; non-sectarian and religious affiliations; day and boarding).  All adhere to the highest standards in accreditation.