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Anthony Whaley, Principal, Rocketship Southside Community Prep

Anthony is the Principal of Rocketship Southside Community Prep. He comes to Rocketship from Chicago, where most recently he was an Assistant Principal and School Operations Lead at KIPP Chicago. Prior to his time at KIPP, Anthony taught in Maryland, Oklahoma, and Texas where he developed a love and passion for reading instruction, classroom culture, and social emotional learning. During Anthony’s time in education, he has worked as a teacher, grade-level chair, teacher coach, curriculum writer, and assistant principal. Anthony attended Salisbury University for his Bachelor’s Degree, and received his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from University of Central Oklahoma. Anthony is deeply committed to excellent educational outcomes for all kids and is so honored to be a part of the Rocketship community.