Meg is a faculty member in the graduate TESOL and Bilingual Education programs at Lesley. Her teaching and research focus on equipping teachers to create equitable learning environments for multilingual students, particularly in early childhood and elementary settings. Her research examines various aspects of Dual Language schools, including the roles of race and culture in Dual Language programs, the use of multilingual texts, and specific strategies to support Spanish-English biliteracy development.
In her teaching, Meg emphasizes the importance of multilingual, interactive approaches to literacy teaching in both English-medium classrooms and bilingual classrooms. Meg teaches courses in first and second language acquisition, early language and literacy development, sheltered English instruction, culturally responsive pedagogy, family and community engagement, and qualitative research methods.
Meg is a past president and board member of the Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast (MABE) and serves on the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's English Learner and Bilingual Advisory Council.