Frank Gallagher; Vice President
Mr. Gallagher is Vice President of Education of the Cable Impacts Foundation, the non-profit foundation of the cable telecommunications industry. He is a specialist in the areas of media and information literacy, internet safety, digital citizenship, and the impact of media on children and speaks frequently on those topics. He is the recipient of a 2011 Family Online Safety Institute Award for Outstanding Achievement. Mr. Gallagher is responsible for the strategic direction and management of Cable Impacts' education projects. Earlier, Mr. Gallagher was the Director of Education and Media Literacy for Cable in the Classroom (CIC) in Washington, D.C. There he was a specialist in the areas of media and information literacy, internet safety, media education, and the impact of media on children. Gallagher manages CIC's work in those fields and speaks frequently on those topics. Mr. Gallagher is a consulting editor to CIC's publications, Cable in the Classroom Magazine and Threshold, and is also responsible for tracking the cable industry's work with schools, and writing briefing materials for both the cable and education communities. He serves or has served on the board of directors of National PTA and the Interim Board of the National Forum on Information Literacy. In addition, Mr. Gallagher 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. Even earlier, he was an educator and taught in a Maryland middle school. Mr. Gallagher holds a master's degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD and a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.