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Anthony H. Sgro is currently Head of School at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. In that position he is responsible for all aspects of the school.  Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, located in Rabun Gap, Georgia, is a co-educational boarding and day school enrolling students in grades PK-12 for a total school enrollment of over 600. Additionally, he teaches periodically in the Humanities department.
Anthony H. Sgro is currently Head of School at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. In that position he is responsible for all aspects of the school.  Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, located in Rabun Gap, Georgia, is a co-educational boarding and day school enrolling students in grades PK-12 for a total school enrollment of over 600. Additionally, he teaches periodically in the Humanities department.
 
From 1999-2011, Dr. Sgro served on the faculty of Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, Virginia.  He ended his tenure at the school serving as Assistant Headmaster and Dean of Students.  He served as Director of External Relations, teacher, coach, and residential master during his term at the school.
 
Dr. Sgro worked for decade in public policy before he chose to pursue a career in education.  He was a public affairs consultant at Williams Mullen Public Affairs in Richmond, Virginia.  From 1993-1997, he was Deputy Director of Policy in the Governor’s Office in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  He developed and coordinated the dissemination of the Governor’s policy message from eight cabinet secretaries.  He was also responsible for lobbying the legislature on behalf of the Governor.
 
From 1997-1999, Dr. Sgro taught state and local government and personnel administration classes as a lecturer in the Hampden-Sydney College political science department.
 
Dr. Sgro currently serves on the boards of The Association of Boarding Schools, Spoleto Study Abroad (chair), The Heads Network, Center for Student Affairs Policy and Law and Habitat for Humanity. He has served on the boards of the Wilson Center for Public Service at Hampden-Sydney College, St. Andrew’s School Development Committee, the Virginia Israel Commission and the Development Committee of the College of Architecture and Public Affairs at Virginia Tech.  
 
Dr. Sgro graduated from The Asheville School, an independent boarding school in Asheville, North Carolina. He attended Hampden Sydney College and holds his bachelor and master degrees from Virginia Tech.  He earned his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania.  His dissertation topic was an examination of the role of parents in the governance structures of independent boarding schools. He was a 2016 Klingenstein Fellow at Teachers Colleges of Columbia University.
 
He is a graduate of the Diaconal Formation Institute of the Diocese of Virginia. He was ordained in the Diocese of Atlanta of the Episcopal Church and serves at St. James Episcopal Church in Clayton, Georgia.
 
Dr. Sgro is married to Faulkner Bagley Sgro, a graduate of Vanderbilt University. They have three children: Huston (10), Bagley (8) and Grazia (8). 
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Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a private, coeducational day and boarding school for grades Pre-K through 12, located in Rabun Gap, GA. Centrally located between Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, we combine our strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people who are eager to learn and grow.


Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School does not discriminate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, disability, creed, or national origin.