Marc Skvirsky is Vice President and Chief Program Officer at Facing History and Ourselves. As a member of the senior management team, he oversees all aspects of organizational management, growth, and strategy. He joined the organization over 35 years ago, helping to develop it from a small educational nonprofit with a handful of staff to an international organization with 9 offices and partnerships around the globe. Marc directs all aspects of Facing History’s program implementation in schools, districts, and educational networks, both in the U.S. and internationally. He speaks at conferences and think tanks on topics ranging from school reform and civic education, to Holocaust and genocide studies, and social-emotional learning. Before joining Facing History, Marc was a classroom teacher, participating in the design team for an urban middle school magnet program, and teaching social studies and English. He received a B.A. in education and M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.