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

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.

Education & Training

Engaging Youth in Building Peace

Engaging Youth in Building Peace

Friday, September 19, 2014

By: Megan Chabalowski

From soccer games to theatre productions to entrepreneurial investments, young people are mobilizing to promote peace, according to participants in a September 16 Twitter chat on youth and peacebuilding. The chat showed the important role youth play as a force for peace in a world dominated by violent headlines.

Education & Training; Youth

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