Margeaux Lavoie serves as the Director of Curriculum Implementation for LearningLeaders, a Hong Kong and Shanghai-based consulting firm specializing in professional skills training and lifelong educational services. At LearningLeaders, her main roles include coaching young adults and professionals and designing curricula and learning experiences. Additionally, Maggie serves as the Director of the Community Outreach efforts, facilitating relationships between LearningLeaders and other schools and organizations in the greater Shanghai community.
Before joining the team at LearningLeaders, Maggie served as a 2013 Corps Member for Teach for America, a highly selective and progressive teacher training organization dedicated to ensuring educational equality in public and charter schools across the United States. For two and a half years, her main role was teaching English and Biology to 11th and 12th grade public school students in rural Hawaii. During her time as a TFA Corps Member, Maggie also served as a professional development session leader, a fundraising captain for TFA Hawaii, and the event coordinator for TFA’s 2013 Alumni Induction Event. As an educator, Maggie specializes in curriculum design across multiple subject areas, teaching-as-leadership (TAL) pedagogy, and implementing positive behavior intervention systems.
Maggie is a member of the Hamilton College Alumni network and the Teach for America National Alumni Network. At Hamilton College, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies and also completed a Minor in East Asian Studies with a concentration in Chinese Language. While at Hamilton, Maggie served as a 2013 Class Officer, a free tutor to low-income middle and high school students in Utica, NY, and the creator of College Without Walls, Hamilton’s first ever student-run and student-created course.
Maggie currently resides in Shanghai and speaks Mandarin Chinese.