Introducing City High’s New Assistant Principals.

Please welcome our new City Charter High School Assistant Principals: Alesha Platt, MA and LaMont Lyons, M. Ed. 

Alesha Platt, MA
Assistant Principal

Alesha Platt brings a diverse background in education to City High that not only includes teaching, but the fostering of success beyond high school. Ms. Platt, as many of you know her, has already been an active part of our students’ lives at City Charter High School for over nine years as one of our transition managers, preparing our students to succeed in their post-high school endeavors. Ms. Platt is a graduate from Penn State University with a BA in History. Her education also includes an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Point Park University, and an additional PA Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certification for K-12. Ms. Platt’s career spans beyond teaching at Wilkinsburg School District, and coordination as an Education Coordinator at YouthPlaces, but also includes intensive case management of student participants as a GED Instructor at the Hill House Association. She will be working with her seniors as she completes the loop with the class of 2020. Congrats to Ms. Platt on her new role at City High! 

LaMont Lyons, M. Ed.
Assistant Principal

Growing up 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, LaMont Lyons developed a passion for working with children, families and educators. His hope is to impact educators and students to help them reach their fullest potential. Mr. Lyons graduated from California University of PA with a BS in Elementary Education and a Master’s in Educational Leadership. His career as an educator spans 16 years in rural, suburban and urban communities. Most recently, he spent four and a half years as the middle school assistant principal in the Chartiers Valley School District, leading and contributing to district-wide initiatives and programs. Prior to that, he spent three and a half years in the Woodland Hills School District as a high school assistant principal and 7 years in the Ringgold School District as an elementary/middle school teacher. He will be looping with the Class of 2023. Welcome Mr. Lyons! 


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