Frank Gallagher, Executive Director of Cable in the Classroom, discusses their online game, Coaster Crafter, which aims to build interest in S.T.E.M."
Frank Gallagher is Executive Director of Cable in the Classroom (CIC). He is a specialist in the areas of media and information literacy, internet safety, media education, and the impact of media on children and speaks frequently on those topics. Mr. Gallagher manages CIC's staff, work, and strategic direction. He was a consulting editor to CIC's publications, Cable in the Classroom Magazine and Threshold, and is also responsible for tracking the cable industryâ€™s work with schools, and writing briefing materials for both the cable and education communities.
Mr. Gallagher has served on the board of directors of National PTA and is currently the secretary and a member of the executive committee of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and is on the Interim Board of the National Forum on Information Literacy. In addition, he is on the Communications Commission of California PTA, the national advisory board for the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and on the Washington, DC, advisory board of Common Sense Media. He is a recipient of a 2011 Family Online Safety Institute Award for Outstanding Achievement for his work in media literacy and digital citizenship.
Prior to joining Cable in the Classroom in 1995, Mr. Gallagher was an educator and taught in a Maryland middle school. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona and received a master's degree in Instructional Systems Design from the University of Maryland.
Stewart has been writing about business-related subjects for more than 20 years, for publishers including Multichannel News, ColoradoBiz Magazine, CED Magazine and Kagan World Media. Heâ€™s currently a Contributing Analyst to One Touch Intelligence, and the Editor/Publisher of ZoneWire, a website for the local cable advertising industry.
But wait, thereâ€™s more! He was the original editor of Cable World magazine; the author of Fast Forward: Video on Demand and the Future of Television; and the co-author of Planet Broadband by Rouzbeh Yassini.
He is the founder and principal of Stewart Schley Content Services LLC, which provides research and writing services for publishers and corporate clients.