Howard Gardner MI Charter School Board of Trustees Appointments

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Marie Angelella George, Ph.D., CEO, of Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter School (HGMICS) in Scranton is pleased to announce that Catherine Richmond-Cullen, Ed.D, and Dino J. Galli have been named to the school’s Board of Trustees.

Members of the Board of Trustees oversee educational programs, fiscal affairs and school policies.

Specializing in arts education, Dr. Richmond-Cullen’s distinguished career includes national, state and regional accomplishments. She is the CEO and Founder of The Creative Life Alliance and President of neuroLEARN, where she provides curriculum and professional development services to schools and community organizations.  She also serves as the Director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Partnership Program at the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit (NEIU). Her areas of expertise include curriculum development, grants administration and development, budget management, and marketing and public relations.

Dr. Richmond-Cullen holds an A.B. in Elementary Urban Education from Boston College, an M.S. in Counseling from Marywood University and an Ed.D in Educational Administration from Temple University.  She resides in Moosic.

Mr. Galli has enjoyed a distinguished career in the building and construction industry in northeastern Pennsylvania. He is a retired Vice President of Preconstruction and Operations and Lead Estimator at Sordoni Construction Services in Forty Fort. His portfolio encompasses a diverse and impressive project list, including multi-million dollar construction projects. Mr. Galli is skilled in all areas of estimating, including preconstruction budgeting, value engineering, and the development of Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) projects from conception to contract.

He holds a B.S. in Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, and he is a Green Advantage Certified Practioner, a LEED accredited professional, and a member of the American Society of Professional Estimators.  Mr. Galli resides in Dunmore.