Gary Scarpello

Gary lives in the Aidenn Lair section of Upper Dublin with his wife Cathy, daughter Alina, who attends Sandy Run Middle School, their labradoodle, Kippy and parakeet Poppers. He has lived in this community most of his life. Gary grew up in Upper Dublin. His family moved to North Hills across the street from Queen of Peace school and Church in 1956. The family later moved to Aidenn Lair in 1965. After graduating from Upper Dublin High School, Gary graduated from Penn State with a BS in Individual and Family Studies with a concentration in adolescent development. He enrolled in Gwynedd-Mercy College to become a certified teacher.  There he received a BS in mathematics with computers and a BA in history. While teaching computer science, math, and social studies, he furthered his education by receiving a MS from Philadelphia University in Instructional Technology, and a Ph.D. from Drexel University in Educational Leadership and Learning Technologies.


Gary, now retired, has taught various underserved student populations for 36 years and served as school computer network administrator. He also had his own computer network consultancy. Gary is an author and a national presenter on teaching mathematics. Before joining the Board, Gary was a member of the Educational Advisory Committee, the Sandy Run Middle School Project Review Committee, and member of the 2013 & 2015 Task Force for Realignment of Schools for the Upper Dublin School Board.