Maggie McGuire is an expert in youth digital and parenting and works at Scholastic as Vice President, eScholastic, Kids and Parents Channels where she oversees development for Scholastic's kids and parent websites. Maggie's experience in the media space encompasses developing a broad spectrum of content for kids and families across multiple platforms inclusive of educational online, mobile and console games for kids, parenting content related to education, reading and learning, reading–based learning toys and products, as well as television and video development and production.
Prior to her work in children's media and entertainment, she spent eight years in the educational arena as a Language Arts and Literature teacher (grades 7 to 10) and as a teacher trainer and curriculum development designer.
She was a teacher recruiter for Teach for America and led the team that launched International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme, an international curriculum designed for students aged 11 to 16 offered in schools worldwide.
She holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University and a BA in English Literature and Philosophy from Boston College and with her husband is raising two wonderful boys in Brooklyn, NY.