Qur-an Webb, MSW
Qur-an Webb. MSW, has been in the social work field for over 20 years. Qur-an is the Connecticut Chapter Lead for Media Literacy Now which focuses on education around media literacy. In this role, Qur-an was instrumental in getting Public Act No. 15-94 passed in Connecticut which in part mandates education on the safe use of social media and computer programming instruction in the public school system. This Bill went into effect July 1, 2016 and the passing of Public Act 17-67 in an advisory council must be was created related to digital citizenship, internet safety, and media literacy effective July 1, 2017. He also works as an independent contractor for Bristol Youth Services, where he provides clinical services to individuals and families throughout Bristol, Connecticut. Qur-an is an adjunct instructor at Manchester Community College, University of Bridgeport, and Wesleyan University and a certified field instructor for college students. He is a graduate of the Elm City Fellowship for Children and Families sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The fellowship allowed him to broaden his knowledge about what it takes for effective transformational leadership. Qur-an graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Communication and has a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Connecticut.