Nyah Hamlett, Ed.D., Chief of Staff
Nyah Hamlett, chief of staff for Loudoun County Public Schools, is a key strategic advisor to the superintendent and other members of the superintendent’s cabinet. She provides effective and responsive communications, timely problem solving and leadership relating to innovative approaches to fulfilling the Strategic Plan of the school division. Dr. Hamlett also supervises the director of equity and views the work of the district through an equity lens.
Previously, Dr. Hamlett served as assistant superintendent for instructional support in Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) where she supervised a variety of instructional and support programs such as Exceptional Education, Family and Community Engagement, Federal Programs, Student Support and Disciplinary Review, Extended Learning, School Counseling, School Social Work, School Psychology and other professionals specializing in mental health and social-emotional learning. Previously Dr. Hamlett was director of HCPS’ Department of Exceptional Education, as well as a departmental coordinator and specialist. She has also been a Title I reading specialist and instructional coach, as well as a special education teacher in Virginia Beach City Public Schools.
Dr. Hamlett earned her doctorate of education from The College of William and Mary with a specialty in policy, planning and leadership. She has dual master’s degrees in reading and administration and supervision; and a post-master’s professional teaching license with endorsements in learning disabilities, K-12 reading specialization and administration and supervision; as well as a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and audiology... Dr. Hamlett is married with three children and proudly lives in Loudoun County.