Training and Education Consultant
Megan Turner was born and raised in Washington, DC and moved to Prince George’s County as a little girl and is a proud graduate of Charles Herbert Flowers High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from Bowie State University in 2009 and earned her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Trinity Washington University in 2013. Megan is currently attending Morgan State University, working towards her Doctor of Education degree in the Urban Educational Leadership program.
Megan started her journey in education in 2014, working in the Home Office of Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools where she was the Executive Assistant to the CEO, working closely with the Director of College Success, teaching and assisting high school seniors with the college application process. Upon leaving Chavez Schools, she worked for a private education company as an Academic Specialist, providing one-on-one education support to assigned students across DC Charter Schools and developing a PBL (Project Based Learning) program for an early childhood charter school. From the education company, she then moved to the position of Home Visitor at Bright Beginnings, Inc. and very shortly after joining the BBI team, was promoted to being a Family Advocate. Upon leaving Bright Beginnings, Inc., Megan went onto Martha’s Table at the Commons where she was the Family Engagement Manager, assisting in establishing and managing the home-based program as well as assisting in creating, implementing and managing another community-based program focused on supporting new parents in Ward 8.
Currently, Megan serves as an Education Program Specialist at the Office of the State Superintendent of Education in the District of Columbia. Here, she manages the Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion Program (PKEEP), which supports community-based organizations providing pre-K education in the District.