Meredith is an experienced history teacher with a background in using the arts to teach social studies in urban settings. She is currently working at EBIA in Oakland as the 8th grade U.S. History teacher and enjoys working in a design-based environment where students can use various resources to become true historians.
Previously, Meredith served as the Social Studies Department Head at the Hyde Leadership Charter School in Bronx, NY where she designed, tested and implemented the U.S. History curriculum and initiated and led a professional learning community for all staff. She was also heavily involved in student life, organizing class trips, coaching basketball and softball, and directing a vocal ensemble.
Meredith has a B.A. in Individualized Study and an M.A. in Educational Theater and Social Studies Education from New York University, a M.Ed. in Arts in Education from Harvard University, and holds a National Board Certification in Social Studies. In her free time, Meredith rides her two horses – Ridge and Valor – as much as she can. She swam and played water polo in college, and loves to be active and play almost any sport!