The Westport Public Schools today announced the appointment of Anthony Buono as an assistant superintendent of schools effective July 1.
Anthony Buono: began career as stockbroker. Contributed photo
Buono, who holds a Ph.D. in adult learning theory from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes from the Branford school system where he has served as the assistant superintendent since 2015.
“Dr. Buono is an exemplary educational leader who thrives on cultivating leadership skills in those he works with and empowering teachers to boldly contribute to the mission of the work,” an announcement said.
“In his new role in Westport, he will oversee the PreK-12 academic program and serve as an integral part of the executive leadership team of the District. His commitment to excellence and his dedication to every student’s success are hallmarks of his approach to his work.”
A career in education was a major change for Buono since he first entered the workforce with a degree in economics and five years as a stockbroker in New York City.