Board of Directors
Gina Molinari-Schiano has been working in the field of education for the past 25 years, and it is during this time that she cultivated her love and passion for Writing.
Gina is also a consultant for a non-profit organization, Children’s Literacy Initiative, working with schools in Newark, Orange, Plainfield, and Jersey City, NJ, facilitating research-based professional development in the areas of Literacy Instruction including: Writing/Reading Workshop, Guided Reading, Literacy Environment, and Classroom Culture. Gina also serves as a Team Lead and mentor to new and veteran Professional Developers.
For more than 5 years, Gina, had been working directly with the staff and students of Cedar Hill Prep School on developing the Writing Process and working in a Workshop format to publish original texts including Fictional Stories, Informational Books, Poetry, and Personal Narratives. Publishing original writing pieces with the students at Cedar Hill Prep was a rewarding experience.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
– Anthony J. D’Angelo
Dr. Kamal Khan
Dr. Kamal Khan is the Director of the Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS)—an academic support unit within the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus—as well as an Associate Professor for the Department of Africana Studies and the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University. For over 30 years, Dr. Khan has dedicated his professional career to undergraduate instruction and academic development in efforts to increase and retain the number of underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students at Rutgers who pursue majors and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Ryan T. Jones
Ryan joined Rue Insurance in January of 2014 and is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and New York. His previous eight years of sales experience focused on consulting with organizations to provide comprehensive and diverse solutions. Ryan’s determination and integrity drive his personable and attentive approach in successfully partnering with clients. Ryan provides strategic insights based on a risk-reduction platform that proactively works to lower clients’ total cost of risk, increase profitability, and maintain a strong working relationship. Ryan’s educational credentials include a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership at Wilkes University. Ryan resides in Levittown, PA with his wife and three children.
Cedar Hill Prep Students Advanced to the National Finals in Chicago! Cedar Hill Prep School congratulates its twenty-three students who flew to Chicago from June 7th – 10th, to participate in the National Finals of the International Academic Competitions in the History Bee, Science Bee, Academic Bee, Geography Bee, Geography Olympiad, and History Bowl. Having advanced from the Regional Competitions to the National Finals, these CHP students were thrilled to have an opportunity to join approximately 1600 students at this next level of competition.
5 Ways Kids Can Nurture Healthy Digital Habits This Summer As school wraps up, chances are you’ll be sending students off with fond farewells (and a summer reading list). But it’s also a good time to chat about ways to make screen time fun and educational too. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that kids spend up to seven hours a day on screens, and summer time can make those numbers climb higher. And while we can encourage balance and offscreen hobbies, we can also make time onscreen more meaningful and rewarding. How?