Dr. Cattaro is chair of the division of Educational Leaderships, Administration, and Policy and executive director of the Center for Catholic School Leadership.
Before joining the faculty, he was a principal for 18 years, a high school teacher, and junior high school teacher. He currently serves on several international and national governing boards, editorial boards, and educational commissions.
Ed.D., Educational Administration, 1987
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N Y
Ed.M. Educational Administration, 1983
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
M.S.Ed., P.D. Educational Administration and Supervision, 1978
Pace University, New York, NY
M.S.Ed. Foundations of Education, 1976
City College, CUNY, New York, NY
B.A. History, Education, 1973
Merrimack College, North Andover, MA
Executive School Leadership
Globalization and Education
Hedely, C., Bernhardt, R., Cattaro, G., Svolopoulos, V. (Eds.). (1998). Curriculum leadership: Rethinking schools for the 21st century. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Russo, C., Massucci, J., & Cattaro, G. (2002). Special Education and Catholic Schools. Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association.
Rogers, T., Cattaro, G. (2004). Snapshot V: Demographic Study of New York Superintendency: Albany: New York State Council of Superintendents.
Cattaro, G. M., Mc Donald, D. (2006) DEALS: National Study of Catholic School Superintendency. Washington, D.C: NCEA Publications.
Cattaro, G. , Fale, E. ,Zeller, E. Cooper, B., (2001) Superintendents candidate crisis from the view point of new york state school boards. Long Island Education Review: 1(2), 29-36
Cattaro, G. Fale, E. Zeller (2001) Response to superintentents crisis. Long Island Education Review: 1 (3), 10-15
Cattaro, G (2002) Immigration and puralism inurban catholic schools. Education and Urban Society: 34 (2), 199-211
Russo, C.J., Massucci, J.D., Cattaro, G.M., & Osborne, A.G. (2002). Catholic schools and the law of students with disabilities: An overview. Today’s Catholic Teacher: 36(1), 28-31.
Cattaro, G. (2002)
. Education and Urban Society
: 35(1), 100-110
Cattaro, G. M. (2003) Operational paradoxes: Vouches and catholic elementary schools
. Catholic Education: Journal of Inquiry and Practice
Timothy J. Ilg, Joseph D. Massucci, Gerald M. Cattaro (2004) Brown at 50: The Dream is Still Alive in Urban Catholic Schools
, Education and Urban Society
, 36(3) - 05/20/04
Cattaro, G.M. (2005). School Business Officials as Stewards
. School Business Affairs
, Vol. 71, No. 7, 28-31.
Russo, C. Cattaro G. (2006) Catholic Schools
In Fenwhick English (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration
, (pp.263-265) Thousand Oaks CA. SAGE
Education and Urban Society
Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice
Invited International and University Presentations:
Cattaro, G. M., (1998, March). Staff development : The manna for refounding catholic schools. Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, Rome Italy
Cattaro, G. M., (1999, January). State aid to religiously affiliated schools in the united States. Catholic University of the Netherlands, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Cattaro, G. M., (February 2001). Identity nixus: At what cost religious identity? Catholic University of the Netherlands, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Cattaro, G. M., (2001, June). Search for Leadership: Catholic School Leadership Programs. University San Franscisco, San Francisco CA Invited International and University Presentations(Continued)
Cattaro, G. M., (2001, August). Top Learnings: Identity and Mission of Catholic Schools; A conversation between two Cultures.Maynooth University, Maynooth Ireland.
Cattaro, G. M., (2002, July). Art a tresury for catholic educators. Instituto Oblate Dell’ Assunzione, Florence, Italy
Cattaro, G. M., (2002, November). Catholic school leadership: Organizational intentionality. Glenstal Abbey, Murroe Co.Limerick, Ireland.
Cattaro, G. M., (2003, January). Maintaining the ethos of religious schools through staff development. Catholic University of the Netherlands, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Cattaro, G. M., (2003, October) In the Service of Catholic Schools Conversations Beginning and Continuing
Fall meeting of Deans of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Fordham University, New York
Cattaro, G. M., (2004, Feburary). Intentionality: Catholic Identity of Catholic Schools. St. Peter’s College , Wexford Ireland
Cattaro, G. M., (2004, October). Leading toward Identity: Constructing Purpose and Accountability in Catholic Schools St. John’s University
Cattaro, G. M. (2005, January). Matters of Differrence: Socio- Economic Government programs and Catholic Schools in the US. Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Cattaro, G. M. (2005, July). Refounding: Challenge for Catholic Educators. Milan,Italy
Cattaro, G. M., (2006,January). Reffounding Catholic Education: Facoltá Teologidell'Italia Meridionale, Naples, Italy