Dr. Nina M. Sacco is an Assistant Superintendent with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education. In her twenty-three years with the Pittsburgh Board of Public Education she has taught high school English, worked as a literacy coach, assistant principal, high school principal, and as an elementary school principal. Dr. Sacco has focused extensively on data-driven decision making, high school reform, implementing a teacher to student mentoring program, grade-level teaming, and daily professional development for all teachers focusing on literacy across content area. The urban setting is where she is able to cultivate her passion for education. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995. She continued her graduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education and obtained a certificate in Secondary English Education in 1997, and a Master of Education Degree in 1998. Dr. Sacco obtained an Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership and the Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from Duquesne University in 2014. Dr. Nina M. Sacco is a lifelong resident of the City of Pittsburgh where she resides with her three children.