Megan Chabalowski is a program officer in the public education department at the U.S. Institute of Peace, where she develops educational content and facilitates workshops for students and educators. As part of the Public Education team, Megan manages USIP’s Peace Teachers Program, oversees outreach to teachers around the United States, develops educational initiatives and materials for teachers, and facilitates onsite workshops for students, focusing on increasing young people's involvement in and understanding of international conflict management and peacebuilding. Prior to joining the Public Education Department, Megan served in USIP’s Congressional Relations and Intergovernmental Affairs offices and the Center for Post-Conflict Peace and Stability Operations.

Previously, Megan has worked as a substitute teacher in D.C. Public Schools, and taught English as a Foreign Language in Argentina and El Salvador. She holds a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and an M.A. in international peace and conflict resolution from American University in Washington, D.C. The primary focus of her graduate research was peace education.

Publications By Megan

USIP Marks Teacher Appreciation Week 2020

USIP Marks Teacher Appreciation Week 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020

By: Megan Chabalowski; Ann-Louise Colgan

Every May, the U.S. Institute of Peace celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week by honoring the important role teachers play as peacebuilders. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week and its message hold special resonance, as the coronavirus pandemic has upended education not just in the U.S., but around the world. In the face of this unprecedented challenge, teachers across the country are still delivering education from their homes. USIP and alumni of the Institute’s Peace Teachers Program have joined together to thank educators for all they are doing during this pandemic and for showing why it’s so vital to continue teaching about peace during this crisis.

Type: Blog

Education & Training

Megan Chabalowski on USIP’s Peace Teachers Program

Megan Chabalowski on USIP’s Peace Teachers Program

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

By: Megan Chabalowski

Young people are hungry for examples of people working for peace in some of the world’s most violent conflicts, and they are curious about ways they too can make a positive difference. Megan Chabalowski explains how USIP’s Peace Teachers Program provides educators with the in-depth training and resources needed to incorporate peacebuilding into their classrooms and communities.

Type: Podcast

Education & Training

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