Barb MacEachern
Director of Outreach, EdGE at TERC 
Email: barb_maceachern at
Phone: 617.873.9634

Biographical Summary

Barb MacEachern is the Director of Outreach for the Educational Gaming Environments group (EdGE) at TERC, focusing on ways to connect EdGE's work to the outside world. This world includes teachers, students, gamers, academics, parents, game designers… anyone with an interest in how game-based learning can open doors that allow engagement with the science that is all around us.

Barb has 20 years of experience in community building, facilitation, social emotional learning, professional development, OST curriculum design, program implementation and educational research.

Areas of Interest

  • Game and play-based learning
  • Community building as a catalyst for change
  • Informal learning spaces
  • STEAM: equity and access for all