Bullying Specialist Visited Argentina for Talks about School Climate

Richard Cardillo, the Education Director of the National Center for School Climate in the United States (NSCC) –based in New York–visited Salta and Buenos Aires from April 21-25, 2014 for a series of presentations on improving school climates to prevent school violence, bullying, and cyberbullying.  Mr. Cardillo has extensive experience as a teacher in the United States and in Perú. He was a key collaborator in the creation of a law against school bullying in the state of New Jersey.

His agenda in Argentina included meetings and presentations in Salta and Buenos Aires, including at ICANA, ISICANA, the Argentine Catholic University (UCA), the University of San Andrés, the Institute Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernandez,” and the Teacher Training College CONSUDEC. In addition, Richard Cardillo met officials from the Ministry of Education of the National Government, of the Government of Province of Salta, of the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires and the Government of the City of Buenos Aires.

The program was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina and the State Department.

To read an interview with Mr. Cardillo published in the Buenos Aires Herald, click here.

About Richard Cardillo:

Richard Cardillo is educational director of the National School Climate Center (NSCC), based in New York. He has over twenty years of experience as a teacher in local primary and secondary schools in the United States and taught in Perú. Throughout his active career as an educator, he has also driven numerous educational and training programs. He also worked on two subcommittees in charge of creating the rules for an anti-bullying law that was enacted in the state of New Jersey last year. Cardillo is an English professor at Iona College and has a Master’s degree in comparative literature from Columbia University. He speaks English and Spanish.