Senior Director, Program Development & Design
Hometown: Pompano Beach, FL
Education: BA International Development and Cultural Identity, New York University
MS Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Pace University
Megan began her career in education as a Teach for America corps members, teaching English as a Second Language at a high school for newcomers in the Bronx, NY. After completing her tenure with TFA, she worked for a year at the Renaissance Schools Fund in Chicago, IL, where she provided technical assistance to new schools and spearheaded New Ventures in Education, a series of seminars on best practices in new school design. Megan then spent two years leading the English as Additional Language department at EtonHouse International Schools in Xi’an and Suzhou, China. Prior to coming to Blue Engine she spent four years at Teach for All and Teach for America. During her time at Teach for All, she coached and mentored Heads of Training of partner programs in Latin America and led on knowledge development across the network related to pre-service training. At Teach for America, Megan led on all staffing-related design work for a pre-service innovation pilot in conjunction with the University of Washington College of Education. In her current role at Blue Engine, Megan leads the learning & development team which is charged with building out and codifying Blue Engine’s residency model. In addition to her passion for education, Megan enjoys traveling and doing gymnastics in her spare time.