For-profit

Chiariello Consulting

Website:

http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/

Type:

For-Profit

Founded:

2015

Chiariello Consulting works with K-12 schools, school districts, and a variety of organizations to create left-of-center social policy-aligned curriculums and teach educators how to implement the programs. [1] The consulting firm is run by Emily Chiariello, a self-described “social justice educator” who works as a program trainer and curriculum designer. [2] Chiariello, who has over a decade of education experience, created Chiariello Consulting in 2015, and works with schools across the country. [3]

Activities

Chiariello Consulting focuses on critical race theory-aligned anti-bias education with the goal of helping students attain positive social identities, use favored language to describe human differences, recognize “unfairness,” and act against prejudice and discrimination. [4] The firm provides coaching and mentoring as well as professional development sessions. [5] Chiariello Consulting also provides subject-specific training to implement in English Language Arts (ELA) and Social Studies and Humanities classes. [6]

In 2021, the firm worked with dozens of schools, school districts, and organizations across North America, including the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, Educational Resources of New Jersey Equity Network, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies of Toronto, and the Race Unity Circle of Olean, New York. The firm has also worked with schools or districts in California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Tennessee. In earlier years, the firm worked with schools or districts in Connecticut, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. [7]

Chiariello Consulting’s programs can cost thousands of dollars. Chiariello Consulting provided Maryland’s Calvert County School District with a “Facilitator Guide and Coaching” program for $8,000in 2020. The firm also provided Massachusetts’ Ipswich Public Schools with an “Anti-Bias Curriculum Development and Implementation” program for $6,600 in 2020. In 2018, the firm provided two days of anti-bias professional development at a cost of $5,700 to California’s Pleasanton Unified School District Summer Institute. [8]

Leadership

Chiariello Consulting is run by Emily Chiariello, a graduate of Binghamton University. Chiariello also attended American University where she earned a master’s degree in philosophy and social policy. She has a wide-ranging education background that includes being a Teach for America Corps member as well as teaching middle and high school social studies for more than a decade. She is also a creator of “Perspectives for a Diverse America,” a literacy-based “anti-bias” K-12 curriculum, as well as the author of the “Social Justice Standards,” a set of anti-bias education benchmarks. She has worked with a variety of non-profit organizations throughout her education career including the left-of-center Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools, One World Education, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance Project. [9]

References

  1. “About.” Chiariello Consulting. Accessed December 11, 2021. http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/new-page. ^
  2. “Emily Chiariello.” LinkedIn. Accessed December 11, 2021. https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-chiariello/. ^
  3. “Emily Chiariello.” LinkedIn. Accessed December 11, 2021. https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-chiariello/. ^
  4. Chiariello Consulting. Accessed December 11, 2021. http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/#/anti-bias-education/ ^
  5. Chiariello Consulting. Accessed December 11, 2021. http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/. ^
  6. Chiariello Consulting. Accessed December 11, 2021. http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/. ^
  7. “Clients & Projects.” Chiariello Consulting. Accessed December 11, 2021. http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/services. ^
  8. “Chiarello Consulting: Education for Good.” Parents Defending Education, November 1, 2021. https://defendinged.org/report/chiarello-consulting-education-for-good/. ^
  9. “About.” Chiariello Consulting. Accessed December 11, 2021. http://www.chiariello-consulting.com/new-page. ^
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