Meg Ramey
Senior Analyst

Meg Ramey is a senior analyst on the Effective Organizations and Investments team at Education First where she supports organizations in making strategic decisions informed by research, policy and practice. In this role she has worked with state, district, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders to design transformative, systems-level change in key areas including literacy, deeper learning and performance assessment, postsecondary access, diverse leadership and coherence. 

Meg believes that equity in education is essential to the health of our communities and democracy. Over the course of her career Meg has taught in public school classrooms and managed nonprofit education programs across the country to increase access and opportunity for underserved students and families.

Meg holds her MA in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies from Stanford University and her BA in English from Bates College. Outside of work, Meg runs two San Francisco-based volunteer organizations, plays in a band and loves to read and travel.

Meg's expertise

  • Strategy Development and Implementation Support
  • Research, Program Analysis & Program Strategy
  • Assessments for Learning and Accountability
  • College & Career Ready Expectations
  • Educator & Stakeholder Engagement

Recent clients

  • The Office of the Governor of California
  • The Learning Policy Institute
  • PBLWorks
  • The University of Tennessee Center for Educational Leadership
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Favorite books

  • Beloved – Toni Morrison
  • Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • East of Eden – John Steinbeck

Meg likes


  • Playing music in San Francisco

  • Backpacking in Colorado