Marcus Stallworth, LMSW
Marcus Stallworth, LMSW is a national Training and Development Specialist for the Child Welfare League of America, where he provides training, curriculum development, and consultation services for foster care agencies across the country. He is also the co-owner of Welcome 2 Reality, LLC, which focuses on providing media literacy and education for students and parents regarding social media and technology. Stallworth and his team are credited for getting Public Act 17-67 passed into law in Connecticut, mandating steps be taken to provide social media literacy education in all public schools. He currently teaches a self-created elective entitled: Social Media: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly at the University of Bridgeport. He has taught courses at Post University, the University of Connecticut, and is currently teaching in the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in Manhattan. Marcus serves on the Board of Directors of the National Foster Parent Association and plays a leadership role in Connecticut’s Fatherhood Engagement Leadership Team (FELT). He is also a member of Media Literacy Now’s national advisory council, which provides educators with advocacy and resources on media literacy education in schools.