Sam Fishel

Sam Fishel

Digital Content Specialist, Learning Technology Center

Brief Bio

Sam Fishel (he/him) serves as the Digital Content Specialist for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois. Sam believes in supporting civic institutions that make our communities and nation a more just, equitable, and peaceable place to live. This includes advocating for people and organizations committed to increasing access to quality education, civic engagement and voting, and addressing the needs of marginalized communities.

Sam is a proud Eagle Scout and graduate of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, where he earned a BA in English and participated in the university’s renowned Education program. Outside of his work, Sam is an avid reader, writer, and listener of podcasts who loves media produced by diverse and gender-expansive creators Рalmost as much as his partner, Emily, and his Russian blue, Sufjan Stevens.

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