Meghan Raftery

Instructional Designer

Meghan brings expertise in project management, stakeholder engagement, 21st century skills, and performance assessment to Education Design Lab as an Instructional Designer working on the XCredit team. She’s responsible for leading the improvement and expansion of our skills validation tools, establishing a new suite of skills validation services, and supporting the work of the Skills Validation Network.

Prior to joining the Lab, Meghan served as a freelance educator, specializing in authentic learning and assessment, innovation, community engagement and adult development. She has led professional development for educators in more than 38 states! She is excited to join the Lab because she is passionate about human-centered design and thrives in work environments where there is a balance of big ideas and practical solutions.

HOMETOWN: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

BACHELOR’S: B.S. Ed, Shippensburg University

MASTER’S: M.Ed, Penn State

FAVORITE QUOTE: “Decide what to be and go be it”. – The Avett Brothers

WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK I’M… at the beach with my family and dogs, reading!