Kerry Gallagher, JD is the Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts. She’s also Education Director for ConnectSafely.org, an EdSurge Columnist, and an active blogger.
Her multi-award winning blog can be found at KerryHawk02.com and she is on social media @KerryHawk02.
Prior to moving into administration, Kerry served as a middle school teacher, high school teacher, and then digital learning specialist for over 15 years. Kerry received the 2014 Yale-Lynn Hall Teacher Action Research Prize for her submission on the use of mobile devices for a paperless public school classroom.
In 2015, she was a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, the Family Online Safety Institute recognized her with the Outstanding Achievement Award, and she was a MassCUE Featured Educator.
In 2016, she was an ASCD Emerging Leader and received the MassCUE Pathfinder Award. In 2017, Kerry was selected as a Future Ready Instructional Coaches Thought Leader.
In 2018, she received SmartBrief’s Annual Educator Content Award for her EdSurge column.
Kerry is a TEDx and keynote speaker and also shares her expertise by designing professional learning for school districts around the country.