Meghan Groome is the founding Senior Vice President of Education at the Academy, which includes a global portfolio of K-12, higher education, and public engagement programs. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on numerous National Science Foundation grants. She also served as an Education Policy Fellow for the Institute for Educational Leadership in China.
Meghan joined the Academy in July of 2010 after spending three years at the American Museum of Natural History. Previously, Meghan was a Senior Policy Analyst with the National Governors Association, where she worked on Governor Janet Napolitano's Innovation America initiative and co-authored "Building a STEM Agenda," a framework for states to improve their STEM education pipelines. She completed her PhD at Teachers College, Columbia University, and taught science in New Jersey.