Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Support
Henrico County Public Schools (VA)
Nyah Hamlett joined the Division Leadership Team (i.e. Superintendent’s Cabinet) in July of 2014 after serving for two years as the director of exceptional education and another four years as an exceptional education coordinator then specialist. Nyah has served as a special education teacher at both the middle and high school level in Virginia Beach City Public Schools, where she began her teaching career. She has also worked as a Title I reading specialist and elementary literacy coach. Nyah has a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and audiology; dual master’s degrees in reading and administration and supervision; and a Post Graduate Professional teaching license and Division Superintendent’s license with endorsements in learning disabilities, K-12 reading specialist and administration and supervision. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the dissertation writing phase at The College of William and Mary. As the assistant superintendent for instructional support, Nyah supervises and supports exceptional education (special education and RtI), the Office of Equity and Diversity, Foundational Learning (Pre-School and Title I), Family Engagement, Student Support and Disciplinary Review, School Based Mental Health, Extended Learning, School Counseling, School Social Work, and School Psychology. Nyah is happily married with three beautiful children and believes in living each day by serving others with grace and authenticity.