SPEAKER: Stuart Savelkoul 

Stuart Savelkoul is the Chief of Staff for the American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut, a diverse state federation of more than 30,000 public and private sector employees which includes state workers, healthcare workers, public school teachers, paraeducators, and higher education faculty and staff.

Stuart has over a decade of experience in education and public policy. Born and raised in North Dakota, he has worked in higher education administration, taught as a lecturer of communications, and a union staffer. While serving as Executive Director of North Dakota’s AFT affiliate, he played a pivotal role in merging the two largest unions in the state in merging NEA and AFT affiliates into North Dakota United, a union representing half of the organized workforce in the state.

Learn more about Stuart’s work at AFT-CT website: http://aftct.org

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