Anthony is an STTP Lead Educator and special representative for the high school division of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) . He was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota (his babysitter was friends with Prince). After benefitting from the tutelage and concern of many educators, Anthony taught English in Europe for two years and then taught at the Wadleigh Secondary School for Performing and Visual Arts in Harlem for nine years and now works on city-wide high school issues under the vice presidents of the UFT. Anthony views ensuring the best educational opportunities to every student as the fundamental civil rights issue of our time. Anthony has played a key role in coordinating several STTP summer institutes.