H. Frank McKay

Education Consultant

Frank McKay


  • MS, Ecological Teaching and Learning, Lesley University, 2006
  • BA, Mathematics and Philosophy, Lenoir-Rhyne University, 1995

Frank McKay has dedicated his career to designing and improving educational experiences for students and educators. Prior to joining RTI, Mr. McKay was director of school services for NC New Schools, where he oversaw professional learning, strategic planning, and progress monitoring for over 40 schools and districts including early college high schools. During his time as a classroom teacher at Exploris Middle School, he earned the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education as well as North Carolina Environmental Educator of the Year.

Since 2014, Mr. McKay has been an executive board member of the North Carolina Service-Learning Coalition. Mr. McKay began his educational career in the Peace Corps in Tanzania where he taught high school and led teacher trainings throughout the country. He is conversational in Swahili.