About the Bloggers

Mira in purple top in front of trees

Mira has been with NARA since 2005. She is the Director of Education for the Reagan Library. Mira wrote her Master’s Thesis on Simulation in the Social Studies Classroom and really enjoys envisioning and implementing programs that support her philosophy of creating lasting impact through experiential learning.  A teacher at heart, Mira loves working with students of all ages and the opportunity the presidential library space allows for constant learning and growth

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Carol was raised on the East Coast just outside of Washington DC., moving to California after graduating High School. In 1993 Carol received her Bachelor of Science Degree from UCLA which she followed up with an MBA (majoring in Finance) from California Lutheran University in 1998. Carol began volunteering at the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in 2002 and joined the staff in 2004. She specializes in Visitor Services, tour operations, volunteer coordination, and marketing outreach.

Emily recently graduated from California Lutheran University with Bachelors of Arts in Communication and English. She’s passionate about education and creativity, which makes working with students in the Situation Room an exciting opportunity. She began working with NARA in 2019 to expand their community outreach through the newsletter, social media, and the Situation Room.

Jacob started at the Reagan Library in 2016 as a Docent, a job he still does. In 2018 he was given the opportunity to start helping in the Situation Room which eventually turned into a formal position with the staff. Jacob is also an undergraduate student at California Lutheran University studying political science. He loves American history and public speaking.

Nicholas has worked as an Education Associate at the Reagan Library since August 2021. In May 2022, he graduated cum laude from California Lutheran University with a Bachelors of Arts in History, emphasizing in Museum Studies. In addition to the blog posts he has published, Nicholas has also worked as a proctor and a co-host for the Situation Room Experience. His long-standing love for studying history and communicating with others has been accelerated through his work at the Reagan Library.