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Megan Fuciarelli

Megan Fuciarelli serves as the Executive Director and Principal Consultant of US2, Inc., a consulting agency focused on social justice and educational equity. Before becoming a consultant, Megan served as a classroom teacher, Spanish teacher, bilingual reading specialist, assistant principal, principal, director of curriculum/ELL, and assistant superintendent. She obtained a BS in Elementary Education from Central Michigan University, MATL in Reading from Nova Southeastern University, MEd in Educational Administration from Roosevelt University, ESL Certificate from National Louis University, and a certificate in Urban Education from Harvard.

Passionate about her work in improving our educational system, Megan has presented at local, regional, and national levels. She founded the South Suburban Curriculum Consortium in the Chicago area, and served as the Whole Child Advocate and Diversity Chair on the Board of Directors for the Illinois chapter of ASCD. She has also worked with Teaching Tolerance, writing the professional development modules on Critical Practices in an Anti-Bias Environment. Megan also serves as an External Evaluator for AdvancED, a national accreditation agency, and as a provider for Restorative Justice Administrator Academies

Some of Megan's Webinars

Presented by Megan Fuciarelli Wednesday, May 17, 2017
4:00 - 4:30 PM EDT
Presented by Megan Fuciarelli Thursday, December 15, 2016
3:00 - 3:30 PM EST
Presented by Megan Fuciarelli Tuesday, November 29, 2016
4:00 - 4:30 PM EST
Presented by Megan Fuciarelli Thursday, November 17, 2016
4:00 - 4:30 PM EST

Q & A with Megan Fuciarelli

If you weren't in education, what do you think you'd be doing and why?

I would still be a strong advocate in the areas of social justice. I can see myself being a civil rights attorney. I have actually thought about going back for my law degree. Either way, I will be going back to school in the fall of 2017 Ė either for my PhD or my law degree. Stay tuned!

Do you have a motto you live by?

No one has the right to waste a day in the life of a child. I have used this phrase since I was a new teacher and have included it in all my work since then. We have the obligation to give our very best to our students. We donít have the right to 'take a day off' when working with our youth. A day wasted is a day further away from success.

If you never had to worry about making money, what would you do?

Honestly, getting into education, we can't truly worry about money too much. I am doing what I love doing Ė especially since moving into the consulting world full-time. I want to impact as many educators as possible so that we can provide a more equitable environment for our children. I would love to travel around the world learning from other educational systems in order to ultimately improve our own system here in the US.

What's the best piece of advice someone ever gave you?

From Dr. Seuss: Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind donít matter and those who matter donít mind. I follow my heart, albeit not always popular. When working in areas of civil rights and social justice, you can easily make enemies. But, our work matters and makes a difference. I have learned to stand strong in my convictions.