Megan Cantrill has served as the founding Director of Hill Country Fellowship Preschool since 2010 which has nearly 130 children enrolled year-round. She created the curriculum framework for the program and hires/trains/supervises 25 teachers and assistant teachers. Between 2000 and 2010, Megan taught PreK and Kindergarten for both the Marble Falls and Burnet, Texas, Independent School Districts. Megan presented training sessions at the 2013-2016 Texas Assn. for the Education of Young Children (TAEYC) conferences to other professionals in the field of early childhood and to the Texas Early Childhood Learning Summit in August 2017. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Central Texas College, supporting the professional development of pre-service teachers in the Child Development department through online classes.
"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them and learn best when caring adults provide opportunities for engaging, hands-on learning."
Megan was selected Educator of the Year for Burnet Elementary by peers for 2009-2010 school year. She also served on the Student Success Team which assisted teachers in finding ways to meet the needs of all students in the classroom. While at the Marble Falls ISD, Megan was a participant in Rural Central Texas TEEM Grant through Region 13 for 2007-2008 school year to improve literacy education in early childhood using research based instruction and assessment. She also served on the District Educational Improvement Committee to collaborate with other school personnel, parents, and community members on issues such as district goals, school calendar, and parent surveys.
University of North Texas- Denton, Texas Master of Education Degree in Educational Leadership January 2014-December 2014. Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas (Now Texas State University) Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education December 1999
LaRue Roth, now retired, loves to write stories for children.