As a former education reporter, Megan has a strong background in education policy and school finance, giving her an in-depth understanding of the Arizona public school system. She provides advocacy and policy updates to school leaders, communicates with member schools about professional development and event opportunities, and works to inform the public about the charter school movement in Arizona. In addition, Megan designed and built websites for the Arizona Charter Schools Association, Center for Student Achievement and New Schools For Phoenix. Megan is passionate about helping to improve the education landscape in Arizona to ensure all students have access to a high quality education. In 2009, Megan earned the Arizona Newspapers Association Freedom of Information Award for her education reporting. She holds a B.S. in Mass Communications from the University of South Dakota.