Megan Thompson

Program Manager
As Program Manager, Megan is in charge of managing and/or supervising all functions related to program delivery, including scheduling programs with clients, outreach to prospective faculty, coordinating program logistics and details, and program quality assessments. Megan previously worked as Senior Programs Manager at Center for Arts-Inspired Learning. While there, she built partnerships and coordinated programming in Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland Public Library, Breakthrough Schools, and other sites in Cleveland. Her most notable achievement in this role was the organization of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read in Cuyahoga County, bringing together 25+ community partners, 26 schools, 8 school districts, 9 library systems, and internationally acclaimed author, Claudia Rankine. Megan is active in the arts, currently serving as Director of Education and Outreach for Cleveland Opera Theater, and on the Young Professionals’ Board for the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank. Megan completed her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Central Florida Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in Drama and Magna Cum Laude from Stetson University and with a Bachelor of Music.