Gerard is the Director of the Gael Scoil in Hamilton New Jersey. He has served on the committee of the Gael Scoil since it’s inception in 2006, and became Director in 2014. He is a member of the Joe Cahill AOH Division 10, which hosts the Gael Scoil, in Mercer County, NJ. He has been awarded Hibernian of the year, and served as the President of the Divsion for two years. He stepped down as President to concentrate on his passion, which is working with the absolute best committee and volunteers to teach children about Ireland.
The Gael Scoil is a two day program that teaches children from 6-17 about Ireland. Classes are held on food, history, language, music, dance, sports and much more. Instructors range from range from local volunteers and musicians, to championship dancers, university professors and authors.