From the Gridiron to the Classroom

From the Gridiron to the Classroom

Anthony Hamlet, superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools, pictured at CAPA 6-12 in downtown Pittsburgh. (Photo by Martha Rial)
By Mary Niederberger | Public Source

Anthony Hamlet, superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools, pictured at CAPA 6-12 in downtown Pittsburgh. (Photo by Martha Rial)

From the Gridiron to the Classroom

By Mary Niederberger | Public Source
Former linebacker and three time national champ, Dr. Anthony Hamlet, aims to fix inherited problems in Pittsburgh public schools.

How Anthony Hamlet moved from the gridiron to the classroom.

There’s no question who commands the room during the Pittsburgh Public Schools’ executive cabinet meeting. Superintendent Anthony Hamlet, B.G.S. '92, moves briskly from member to member of his executive team. He asks questions. He demands clarity. He quizzes them on their week’s worth of progress in pushing the district forward. 

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By Mary Niederberger and fact-checked by Oliver Morrisonat
Story was produced in partnership with Pittsburgh Magazine

*Dr. Anthony Hamlet will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2018 UM black Alumni Society/Woodson Williams Marshall Association Scholarship Awards. Click here or more information.