Board of Advisors

Prior to becoming Head of School at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Antonio Viva was Associate Head of School at Worcester Academy, Worcester, MA, where he also served as Chief Information Officer from 2002-05.

Antonio served as a senior research and development associate at Education Development Center, Inc., working on a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education to develop a model of comprehensive school reform focused on low- performing public schools. His research focused on teaching, learning, leadership and technology integration. He has worked closely with faculty, students, and district level administrators in a number of professional development initiatives around the United States.

Antonio earned an undergraduate degree in English/Creative Writing and a graduate degree in Education from Union College in Schenectady, NY.

Antonio served on the NAIS 21st Century Teaching and Learning Task Force, has served on the boards of AISNE and TABS, and currently serves on the boards of The Glasgow Group, Leadership + Design and The Center for Arts in Natick.

Mr. Viva frequently speaks about technology, education, leadership, strategic design and 21st Century Teaching and Learning to independent schools and member organizations such as NAIS, CASE, AISNE, ISANNE, ADVIS and TABS.