Memorial services have been scheduled for Arlene C. Ackerman, the former superintendent of the Philadelphia School District, in Philadelphia and Albuquerque, N.M.
In Philadelphia, a memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Bright Hope Baptist Church, 1601 N. 12th St.
A memorial service in Albuquerque is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 8550 Saul Bell Rd.
Dr. Ackerman, 66, who was superintendent in Philadelphia for three years ending in August 2011, died Saturday, Feb. 2, of pancreatic cancer at her home in Albuquerque.
Both memorial services will be officiated by the Rev. Kevin R. Johnson, pastor of Bright Hope.