Faculty Bio, Lawrence Filippelli

Lawrence Filippelli


College/School: Graduate School
Campus: Providence
Main college/department phone number: 401-598-4738

At Johnson & Wales University’s Graduate School, Lawrence Filippelli teaches Management, Career Assessment and Planning, Professional Ethics, Strategic Planning with Technology and Effective Communications.

He is assistant superintendent of schools for Rhode Island’s Scituate School Department, as well as President/Proprietor, Education Consulting Services for The Education Consortium, LLC.

Filippelli was appointed to a Special RI Senate Commission to Study and Make Recommendations to the Problem of Cyberthreats, Cyberbullying, Bullying and Sexting by the President of the Rhode Island Senate in 2010.

Filippelli has served as principal and teacher within the Scituate and Providence School Departments. He is a member of the Rhode Island School Superintendents Association and Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Publications & Presentations
  • Kite, S., Gable, R., & Filippelli, L. (2010). Assessing middle school students’ knowledge of conduct/consequences and their behaviors regarding the use of social networking sites. The Clearing House, 83(5), 158-163.
  • Filippelli, L. (2009, February) Internet safety and your students: A teacher/administrator guide. Symposium presented at the Rhode Island Association for Supervision and Development Pre-service Teacher Conference, Providence College, RI.
  • Kite, S., Gable, R., & Filippelli, L. (2008). Cyberbullying and Internet predators: A concern for educators and parents. The Researcher, 46(3), 15.
  • Filippelli, L. (2006). Myspace.com and Internet predators. Rhode Island Middle Level Educators, 63.
  • BA, Providence College
  • MA, Providence College
  • EdD, Johnson & Wales University