He worked as a research and teaching assistant for nine years at prestigious colleges of education during his academic studies; involved in educational research and taught various undergraduate and graduate level courses in teacher education programs.
He later joined the K-12 charter education system in Florida and Georgia and served as a mathematics teacher, assistant principal, principal, and high school college counselor for seven years. He also taught in summer programs designed specifically for gifted and talented students by the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Baslanti has extensive experience in the areas of technology integration in instruction, science and mathematics education, teacher professional development, charter school management, higher-order thinking and problem solving, assessment strategies, mentorship, underachievement among students, gifted education, STEM education, high-stakes testing, data-driven decision making, and school improvement.
He has been invited to serve as a mentor on the Florida Turnaround Leaders Program sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the Florida Department of Education to prepare future school leaders to turn around chronically underperforming middle grades and high schools in Florida.
Dr. Baslanti has always been a very student and parent-oriented educator and helped design academic programs and college mentorship programs to address the needs of his students and to increase the effectiveness of academic programs implemented at the schools he worked at.
He is looking forward to continuing his career here at Resilience Charter School. He is married with two children.