Meghan McFerrin joined NASAA in 2023. She coordinates NASAA’s professional development services for arts education staff. Working collaboratively with members and the National Endowment for the Arts, Meghan supports the annual Professional Development Institute and organizes NASAA’s peer networking programs for state arts agency arts education managers. Meghan is an arts educator with experience teaching in K-12 classrooms as well as in higher education, museum and community arts settings. From 2017 – 2022 she worked for the Georgia Department of Education. In this role, she supervised the state’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) certification program, helping schools to integrate the arts into their instructional strategies and to develop community arts partnerships. Meghan has also worked for the High Museum of Art as a coordinator of school services and, more recently, as a teaching artist. She has developed numerous programs focused on accessibility, including a museum engagement program designed to support the needs of students with developmental disabilities. Meghan’s personal passion for the arts is evident in her work as a visual artist and a potter.