Dr. Tony Alleyne, Executive Director
Tony Alleyne is a Founder and Executive Director of Delaware College Scholars at St. Andrew's School, where he serves as Associate Director of Admission and Associate Director of College Counseling. He is Founder and former Director of Project SSOAR (Study skills in Organization, Arithmetic and Reading) at St. Andrew's, which offers academic preparation to local middle school students.
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Tony graduated cum laude from St. Andrew’s in 2001. Before St. Andrew’s, Tony was a member of Prep 9 in New York City.
Tony attended Wesleyan University, earning a BA in sociology and African American History. He also joined Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and volunteered at numerous public schools. After Wesleyan, Tony joined Teach for America in Charlotte, NC, and taught middle school math and science in addition to coaching track and field. In the spring of 2007, on the end-of-year test for sixth grade math, 78 percent of Tony’s students were at or above grade level in math, compared to the sixth grade average of 38 percent. He continued to work with Teach for America as a Corp Member Advisor at the Philadelphia Institute during the summer and also with New Jersey Seeds. In 2010 he earned a master's degree from the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership at Columbia University, and in 2016 he earned his Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.
University of Pennsylvania, Ed.D. 2016
Columbia University, M.A. 2010
Wesleyan University, B.A. 2005