Dr. Claudio Cerrullo

Dr. Cerullo brings over 25 years of professional experience in education. He began his career in education with six years of teaching in Social Science Education. His career has included positions as a school principal (kindergarten through eighth grade); Director of Early Childhood Education; Assistant Middle School Academic vice Principal; Assistant High School Vice Principal and Director of Athletics; and Interim Secondary Charter School Principal. He is currently a high school principal in New Jersey.

Dr. Cerullo served as West Chester University’s Coordinator of the Federal Grant GEAR UP Program in partnership with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, and the School District of Philadelphia. While at the University of Delaware, Dr. Cerullo served as the Director of the Delaware Mentoring (DMC) Council, under a state grant in partnership with the Office of Governor and Delaware Department of Education.

Internationally recognized as an expert on the subject of Anti-Bullying, Dr. Cerullo has provided many workshops on issues regarding Classroom Management, Student Behavior Modification, Character Education, and School Violence Prevention programs K-12. He also addresses the collegiate level along with issues in the workplace environment.

Dr. Cerullo earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science Education at Moravian College. He earned his Master’s degree in Professional Elementary and Secondary Education (with a concentration in Educational Administration) from East Stroudsburg University, and his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Leadership and Administration from American- Century University. He has continued his professional development, focusing on Education Leadership and Urban Education, from West Chester University’s Division of Continuing Education.

Achievements

  • Heroes Among Us Award by the Philadelphia 76ers 2013
  • President-Glen Riddle Rotary Club, Aston, PA 2013-2014
  • Aston Township Community Proclamation Award for Anti Bullying 2014
  • Vice-President of the Glen Riddle Rotary Club, Aston, PA-2011-2012
  • Knights of Columbus-St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Glen Mills, PA, 2010-Present
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2008-Present
  • Member of Delaware’s Governor, Ruth Ann Minner’s Drop Out Prevention Task Force, 2008
  • Outstanding Service to Urban Education, Presented by School District of Philadelphia, 2005
  • Invitation to the White House:  Conference on Educating America’s Youth, 2005
  • Volunteer Service Learning Certificate for Active Participation-Mentorship Program, 2003-2004
  • Outstanding Service to Public Education, Pennsylvania School Board Association Award, 2001
  • Link-to Learn Technology Grant Recipient for Social Studies Education, 1997
  • Mid-Atlantic Conference All American Track and Field Team-4x100 m Relay Team, 1992
  • President’s Bush Council of Physical Fitness, Community Service Award, 1992
  • Volunteer Service-Learning Award, Lehigh Valley Drug Council, 1990-1999
  • Head Coach- JV Football- Haverford Football League, 2015-present

Professional Development

  • Key Note Speaker-Saint Leo University Central Florida Teacher Education Conference-2015
  • Camden Bd. of Education, Camden, NJ Anti Bullying Professional Development Presenter 2015
  • Key Note Speaker-National Asso. of Pupil Services Administrators-Myrtle Beach, SC 2014
  • Key Note Speaker-Nevada Highway Patrol-Carson City, NV, 2014
  • Key Note Speaker-Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 2014
  • Key Note Speaker on Bullying-Louisiana Statewide Conference Call for Action 2012 & 2013
  • National Bullying Conference on Bullying and Pro-Social Behavior, Washington, D.C. 2011
  • Pennsylvania State Conference on School Bullying, Harrisburg, PA 2010
  • Causes of Childhood Disabilities Conference, Valley Forge, PA, 2010
  • State Caucus Conference on Youth Mentoring, San Diego, California, September, 2008
  • Diversity and Multicultural Leadership Training, Harvard University, August, 2005-2007
  • West Chester University Graduate Courses on:  Understanding Diverse Learners and Promoting Good Classroom Management Skills Among Teachers, Summer of 2006
  • At-Risk Youth Leadership Conference-Harvard University-July, 2005-2008
  • The Essential Elements of Instruction, New Providence Board of Education Workshop, July 2004

Research

  • Androgenic Drug Use Among Secondary School Students
  • Anti-Bullying/Anti-Violence Prevention and Intervention Programming
  • Removing the inequities among underrepresented youth in an effort to promote academic success.
  • Student Drop Out Prevention Strategies
  • Student Retention and Post-Secondary Preparedness

Education is about transforming today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders while gently guiding their growth with an emphasis on values, moral character and responsibility.

Claudio Cerullo


Publications and Grants

  • Bullying Among Children With Disabilities and Special Needs, educationarticles.com, 2014
  • Our Current Bullying Programs Working in Our Schools? educationarticles.com, 2013
  • Difference between school conflict and school bullying, educationarticles.com, 2012
  • The Multiple Effects of School Bullying, educationarticles.com, 2011
  • Bullying & Children With Disabilities, education.com, 2011
  • Ideas for preparing your Kindergartner to Read, educationartciles.com, 2011
  • Anti-bullying principles and strategies, educationartciles.com, 2011
  • Solutions for protecting children against bullying, educationartciles.com, 2011
  • Signs of bullying – A child may indicate by their behavior that he or she is being bullied. Educationartitcles.com, 2011
  • Wal-Mart’s Good Works Grant for Underrepresented Youth, in Math Education. 2006 & 2007
  • Developing Teacher Academies-National GEAR UP Conference, Washington, D.C., June 2006
  • The Impact of Bullying:  A Precursor to Crime-McGraw Hill Publications, December 2006
  • School Violence-Prevention and Intervention Methods-School District of Philadelphia, May 2005
  • Preventing School ViolenceSouth Hunterdon Regional High School, October, 2004
  • How to Talk to Students as an Advisor-Lazar Middle School-March 2001
  • Character EducationLazar Middle School-December 2000
  • Getting Parents Involved in our Schools-Easton Area School District-March, 1999
  • Ways to Help Children Understand School Violence-Alert PartnershipMay 1999
  • School Discipline-The Needs to Establish Clear Expectation-PSBA-June 1999
  • Establishing a Blue Ribbon Middle School-National Middle School Asso. June, 2000
  • Students for Safe Schools Grant-Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2000