Anthony Lodico’s 36-year career in education, as a teacher and administrator, reveals that – through mindfulness, hope, compassion, and intentionality – you can create lasting and impactful leadership. He believes that excellence and educational equity are complementary and should not be a choice. Anthony exemplifies courageous leadership by remaining committed to ensuring that each child receives the tools he or she individually needs to develop their full potential in order to succeed.
He spent eighteen years at Port Richmond High School in Staten Island, NY serving in the roles of teacher, adviser, and then assistant principal. In 2003, he accepted a position as the Regional Safety Administrator responsible for 129 schools in Staten Island and South Brooklyn. In 2004, he became principal of Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, NY.
In 2012, Anthony became the Manhattan High School Superintendent overseeing 50 schools. Two years later in 2014, he was appointed Superintendent for Staten Island’s District 31 schools working with 70 schools ranging from Pre K – grade 12.
Anthony’s meaningful reflection and thoughtful connection to both his professional and personal communities led, according to Chancellor Carranza, to Staten Island’s renaissance under his resonant leadership. From September 2018- October 2020, Anthony served as the Executive Superintendent of Staten Island. His focus was to have effective communication and clarity with purpose that led to greater coherence among all Staten Island schools.