About the Bloggers

Mira in purple top in front of treesMira 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

Trenton in green shirt and tieTrenton began working at the Reagan Library in 2014 as a part of the Pathway Student Internship. After the Internship, he began working as an Educational Coordinator with the Reagan Education Team at the Library, helping with programs such as Film This! The Situation Room Experience and educator workshops. Trenton is currently studying History at California State University Channel Islands and is getting ready to embark on his first overseas journey to intern with the National Museum of Ireland.

Carina blogger bio pictureCarina has served with the National Archives since 2012. She served as the volunteer program coordinator for the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum where she was responsible for museum interpretation and docent education. Currently, she serves as an education specialist at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library and Museum as the Situation Room Experience Manager. Carina is pursuing a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of North Texas.

Carol blogger bio pictureCarol 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.

Color headshot of Brett, in checked shirt, tie, and suspenders.Brett began working at the Reagan Presidential Library in the Spring of 2016 as an intern in the Education Department.  He was hired in the Summer of 2016 to assist in the launch of the Situation Room Experience, as well as other projects within the Education Department.  Brett holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Sonoma State University and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in History from California State University Northridge.  His research interests include Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and international relations between the United States and Latin America.