About Antonio Burgess
About Antonio Burgess
Antonio is a proud product of the Broward County Public School System, having attended Northfork Elementary School, North Andrew Gardens Elementary School, Parkway Middle School, and Dillard High School. After Graduating from Dillard High School, he attended and graduated from Florida A & M University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in Education. He continued his education at Ashford University with a Master’s Degree in Education. Currently, he is pursuing a Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership.
Mr. Burgess began his professional educational career as a teacher in the Broward County School District. While employed in Broward County Public Schools as a teacher, Mr. Burgess had the privilege of serving a Interim Substitute at Charles Drew Elementary in Pompano Beach, Florida teaching third grade, Then Mr. Burgess began teaching third grade at Walker Elementary. Mr. Burgess continued his professional career at Lauderdale Lakes Middle School as a Social Studies Teacher and Department Chair. Mr. Burgess started the middle school program at his alma mater Dillard High School 6-12 serving as Social Studies Teacher and Department Chair. Rising through the ranks and promoted to the district as an instructional specialist providing interventions and supports to students across the district. Currently, Mr. Burgess serves as the coordinator for mentoring initiatives and manages the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project. While serving in our public schools, Mr. Burgess has developed a strong appreciation for the challenges our students face in and outside of the classroom.
Board Member, Broward County Government Consumer Protection Board
Chairman, Mentoring Program Lamplighters of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
Member, Florida A & M University – Broward County Alumni Chapter
Member, NAACP Fort Lauderdale Chapter
Member, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Eta Nu Chapter
Mentor, 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project
Awards and Recognition
2021 Education Achievement Award, Broward Education Foundation, Inc.
2021 Broward Alliance of Black School Educators Leadership Award
2021 Leadership Florida Fellow, Education Class 6
2021 Grassroots Community Impact Leader, Children Service Council Committee
2020 Alpha Kappa Alpha Chi Si Omega Community Award
2020 Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Omega Man of the Year, Eta Nu Chapter
2019 Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Founders Award, Eta Nu Chapter
2016 40 under 40 Legacy Magazine Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow