Fausto Alejandro López is the subject matter expert for Region 1 focused on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and academic development. His projects include supporting the Maine Department of Education SEL4ME initiative, the Illinois State Board of Education Wellness Department, Chicago Public Schools Teacher Retention, and implementation science consulting with the Iowa Department of Education.
López is a Spanish speaking, senior technical assistance consultant working on school climate; social and emotional learning; and afterschool and expanded learning initiatives at AIR. López works with education systems to design resources and tools that support programs in the development, implementation, and applied evaluation of youth engagement initiatives. He provides technical assistance, training, and professional development to diverse audiences in the education and out-of-school time sectors.