Lou Macaluso


After 33 years of teaching English, coaching athletics and forensics, participating in triathlons and serving as a union president, Lou speaks publicly on his expertise, Those Death Defying Baby Boomers! And No Teachers Left Behind along with other motivational topics.

Lou is also the author of Clown Town, a true story/social Chicago history of a baby boomer’s struggle with death phobia filtered through a child’s perspective. Profits from his book go to The American Cancer Society.

Lou also holds a B.S. in Journalism, an M.A. in Education and a CSA in Curriculum.  He is an active member of the Chicago Writers’ Association and the Italian American Writers’ Association in New York.

Lou speaks to teachers, business organizations, various clubs, and service groups on life inspiring topics such as Those Death Defying Baby Boomers and No Teacher Left Behind. His energy and humor spark enthusiasm with any crowd.

Lou in the Media

  • Keep Rockin’ Magazine – January/February 2010 issue: short story The Pointer
  • Keep Rockin’ Magazine – January/February 2009 issue: Clown Town reviewed
  • Feature story: That Filthy Habit – Keep Rockin’ Magazine – March/April 2009 issue
  • Keep Rockin’ Magazine – August 2009 issue: short story Lou Art’s
  • Life After 50 Magazine- Published essay – Death Defying Baby Boomers
  • Ragged Edge Magazine
  • Static Movement Magazine
  • Southtown Star
  • Chicago Sun-Times
  • Beverly Review
  • The Villager

Topic Keynotes

  • Baby Boomers Secrets for Success
  • No Teacher Left Behind – This presentation focuses on three ways teachers can stay motivated and avoid “teacher burn-out
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