Megan Dukett, Education and Interpretive Program Manager

Megan Dukett is the Historic Mission's Education and Interpretive Program Manager, leading its hands-on education program called Mission Matters, which welcomes approximately 15,000 fourth graders every school year. A member of the Mission staff for more than five years, Dukett trains and coaches the frontline interpretive staff such as the tour guides, Mission Matters instructors, and volunteer docents. She also assists with museum development, audio tour development, and interpretive writing projects.

Dukett has bachelor of arts degree in history from Point Loma University and has worked for the National Park Service as an Interpretive Ranger/Intern at Yosemite National Park, Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Cabrillo National Monument.

Dukett, who is a member of the National Association for Interpretation, grew up in La Verne, California where she attended Bonita High School and she is the proud aunt of her nephews Howie and Baxter.

In her spare time Dukett enjoys volunteering for the Boys and Girls Club and the Saddleback Church's Children's Ministry. She also loves to hike and visit national, state and local parks as well as historic sites. Megan was instrumental in leading, developing, and nurturing the Education Programing of the Mission.

"The best part of my job is teaching the energetic and enthusiastic 4th graders who come to the Mission to learn about early California history and Missions."

Mission Staff
Megan Dukett