Megan Roberts

Exec Dir
Math for America

Megan Roberts, Ed.D. is the Executive Director of Math for America (MƒA), a nonprofit organization that builds a community of accomplished mathematics and science teachers who make a lasting impact in their schools, their communities, and the profession at large through collaboration and continued learning.

Prior to MƒA, Megan worked for the NYC Department of Education as Executive Director for the Office of Innovation, where she and her team worked to support the school-based design of innovative whole school models.

Megan also previously served as a NYC Network Leader, where she provided instructional and operational support for 25 public middle and high schools across the city. Prior to this, Megan spent several years as the Director of Science for Region 9 schools, where she was responsible for the curriculum, instruction, and professional development for 180 schools across Manhattan and the South Bronx.

Megan is a former science teacher, staff developer, school administrator and researcher. She earned her Ed.D. in Science Education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2009, and also holds an M.A. in Secondary Science Education and a B.S. in Earth Science. In 2000, Megan was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Science Teaching Fellowship at Princeton University. In 2001, she received a Fulbright Memorial Teaching Fellowship in Tokyo, Japan. In that same year, she was also awarded a two-year Science Teacher Research Fellowship at Columbia University. She has published articles and presented nationally and internationally on topics in geosciences, science education, professional development, educational technology and innovation in education.

Megan serves on the advisory board of Columbia University Science Teaching Research Fellowship. She lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn with her husband and two children.