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About us

Anthony D. White, Sr. is a thirty-three year educator. He received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Massachusetts. He has displayed talents in both the teaching and administrative areas and holds certifications in the following areas:

  • Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Teacher for the Handicapped
  • Educational Media Specialist
  • Supervisor
  • School Administrator

Mr. White believes that children who attend America's public schools deserve and have the right to an excellent education strengthened by strong and meaningful parental involvement.

Having worked for the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, Mr. White assisted state and local educational agencies in Region 9 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont) in planning, implementing and evaluating annual service agreements; coordinated specific service agreement strategies with the states; interacted with State Education Associations within Region 9 to achieve client state goals and objectives; and assisted in developing appropriate individual educational programs throughout Region 9.

Mr. White's service as an administrator with the Newark Public School System entailed oversight for the Special Education Media Center, Supervisor for the Office of Special Education, Supervisor for the Office of Title I, and Parental Involvement Supervisor, Newark Public Schools Communications Department, Newark, NJ, a position in which he recently retired.

Mr. White has presented at national conferences such as the National Coalition of Title Parents, The Education Trust, The 50th Anniversary of Brown versus the Board of Education in Topeka Kansas, the National Council on Educating Black Children, the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., Northeast Regional Conference and the National Alliance of Black School Educators.

He has received awards and recognition from The State and General Assembly, State of New Jersey; the Essex County Freeholders of New Jersey; Newark Municipal Council of Newark, New Jersey; Life Time Achievement in Parental Involvement presented by the Abbott Leadership Institute of Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey Campus; Service Above Self Award from the Rotary Club of Irvington, New Jersey, and others.

Anthony White was elected for the second time as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE). He has begun his second 3-year term as Council Chair for the period from 2010-13.