Anthony Hamlet Ed.D. Associate


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Dr. Anthony Hamlet brings extensive experience in transforming schools and districts into to equitable student-centered places of support for all students. Dr Hamlet served as Superintendent for Pittsburgh public schools for over five years. Originally from the School District of Palm Beach County, where his career as an educator began with his work as a case manager and behavioral specialist with a county mental health unit. From there, he held positions of teacher, Dean of Students, Assistant Principal, Principal, and District Administrator.

Having worked in affluent and impoverished districts, in high-achieving and failing schools, Dr. Hamlet has helped to transform the learning environment in dozens of urban and suburban schools. He is a natural leader in challenging educational settings, connecting ideas, people, and resources, and allowing others to develop their strengths and take ownership of their work.


Dr. Hamlet has proven success with positively impacting all students and creating equitable school environments conducive to cognitive and effective learning. His work earned him five awards as Principal of the Year in Florida from various organizations, including the state Department of Education and a two-time finalist for the Council of Great City Schools Urban Superintendent of the Year Award


A native of Palm Beach County, Dr. Hamlet attended the Palm Beach County Public School system. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in General Studies from the University of Miami in 1992; a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in 2003; and his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Nova in 2007. His continuing education experience includes Harvard University’s School Turnaround Leaders Course in 2014, AASA/Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy Certification Program in 2015.

Before choosing a career in education, Dr. Hamlet had brief stints over 7 years of professional football as a defensive end with the National Football League (Seattle Seahawks and Indianapolis Colts), Canadian Football League (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), and the Arena Football League (Florida Bobcats) in the 1990s. While in college, Dr. Hamlet played for the Miami Hurricanes and was a member of three national championship teams.