Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Elementary Education M.S. in Science Education K-8 Certified in Gifted Education K-12 and ELL National Board Certified for Middle Childhood PLTW Certified in Launch (ES) and Gateway (MS) Presidential Award Winner for Science Teaching NASA SOFIA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Google Level 1 Certified Teacher Seesaw Ambassador Seesaw Certified Educator Merge Ambassador Apple Teacher PLTW Distinguished Launch School ITEEA STEM School of Excellence
Mrs. Megan Tucker
Megan Tucker relocated to Loudoun County after teaching in STEAM/STEM in Florida and California, and is excited to raise her daughter closer to family! Mrs. Tucker followed the story of Hillsboro Charter Academy when she was looking to make the move to Loudoun, and was inspired by the tenacity of the HCA Board of Directors, teachers and families who had the vision for pursuing a charter rooted in STEAM and PBL. Megan comes with 16 years of teaching experience and holds a M.S. in Science Education K-8, as well as her B.S. in Elementary Education and an A.S. in Animal Management. She has been instrumental in spreading the power of STEAM as a teacher, curriculum writer, and grant writer in both Florida and California, as well as doing numerous professional development workshops related to STEAM and Aerospace. Career highlights include having been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching and being selected to fly with NASA's SOFIA Program. As a National Board Certified Teacher, Megan instills in her students the motto "Your attitude is your altitude!"