Jim Galante

The President

Upon graduating with a B.A. in English from Villanova University in 1989, Jim’s career in Education began while working for the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in East Los Angeles where he worked as a teacher and coach.  After earning a Master’s degree in Education in Human Services and Counseling from DePaul University, Jim became a school counselor in the School District of Philadelphia, before spending the past 25 years working in North Penn School District in Lansdale, PA.  During this time, Jim has worked in the Secondary level in a variety of capacities, including Coach, School Counselor, Assistant Principal, and Principal, prior to moving into his current role as the Supervisor of Student Services.  In his current role, Jim has played an integral role in reimagining the district’s support for children in the post Covid world suffering from mental health issues, and has overseen the creation of a new alternative program in the district designed to meet these profound needs.  In addition, Jim works with district Counselors and Administrators in coordinating in and out-of- district mental health resources for students and their families.

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