Dr. Anthony J. Perkins was born and raised in Connecticut. He presently resides in Buckeye, Arizona. In 2018 he began his twenty-fifth year as an educational leader, a career in which he has served as a teacher, vice principal, principal, district director, and now superintendent. He holds a master’s degree in education, with an emphasis on diverse learners, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. His dissertation is titled Breaking the Hispanic Dilemma: Familial Factors that Contribute to Academically Successful Hispanic Students. In addition to his school experience, Dr. Perkins is a mentor for new school principals, and he teaches educational leadership classes for Northern Arizona University. If you wish to follow him, you can find him on Facebook as Dr. Anthony J. Perkins. You can also email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.