Meredyth Pederson joined the staff of Raleigh Little Theatre as the Director of Education in March 2017. Prior to moving to North Carolina, Meredyth served as the Associate Education Director at Lexington Children’s Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky where she focused on creating meaningful partnerships with schools and creating engaging arts education experiences for youth and families. Meredyth holds her M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Theatre from American University in Washington, DC. Meredyth is also currently the Managing Editor of TYA Today, the top trade publication for the field of Theatre for Young Audiences in the United States.