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Meghan Groome PhD

Senior Vice President, Education

Meghan Groome is Senior Vice President of Education at The New York Academy of Sciences where she manages a strategic portfolio of global education programs than spans primary school through early stage faculty education programs. She is an adjunct assistant professor at SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry and has been the principal investigator and co-investigator on several National Science Foundation grants. Previously she was at the School of the New York Times and has held positions in education, policy and government relations at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC FIRST and the National Governors Association.  She graduated from Colorado College where she majored in biology and theater, earned her PhD in science education at Teachers College Columbia University and is a certified science teacher. Meghan lives in Brooklyn where she is a mom to two science-loving kids and is the Co-President of their school’s Parents Association.