Fellow Profiles

School Type


Grade Levels

K – 8

Student Enrollment



West Philadelphia


M.S. Educational Administration,

Administrative Certification,

Cheyney University


B.S. Elementary Education,

Temple University

Antoinette Powell

Principal, Robert E. Lamberton Elementary School
School District of Philadelphia
2016 Neubauer Fellow

Antoinette has served as the principal of Robert E. Lamberton Elementary School since 2018. During the 18-19 school year, Lamberton achieved improved the number of students who attend 95% or more school days by 13%. Previously, Antoinette was Chief Executive Officer (2017-2018) and principal (2015-2017) at Memphis Street Academy at J.P. Jones.


Antoinette has been an educator since 1998. Prior to becoming a principal, Antoinette served as an assistant principal, small learning community teacher leader, math content specialist, building representative and math teacher. In 2011, Antoinette was selected out of 115 applicants to be inducted into the district’s Aspiring School-Based Administrators Program. In 2004, she was nominated and awarded the Dr. William J. Ross Teacher of the Year Award.

2016 Neubauer Fellows Page