Meghan Thompson joined the Forward Arkansas team in August 2022 as program manager. As an Arkansas native and second-generation educator, Meghan brings extensive experience as a K-12 teacher and school administrator.
Before joining Forward, Thompson worked at eStem Public Charter Schools, where she advanced from a secondary science teacher to the assistant director of academic and student achievement. In this role, she oversaw the school system’s intervention services, parental involvement, curriculum coaching, standardized testing, PLC model implementation and virtual learning. Thompson graduated from the Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas, where she earned her master’s in teaching and bachelor's in biology.