Maureen Kelleher is FutureEd’s editorial director. She previously served as a writer, editor and editorial director at EdPost, a digital platform for education commentary and analysis. A former high school teacher, she was an award-winning writer at Catalyst Chicago and a contributor to the Upjohn Institute, a labor economics think tank, the Center for American Progress and the Center on Education Policy. She has written for Education Week, The 74, Chalkbeat and other platforms. Kelleher graduated magna cum laude from Yale and holds a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Chicago.