Peg Anderson, Ed.D.

Peg AndersonPro-Rata Associate Professor
School of Education

Office Location:  Institute for Collaboration, Room 325
Telephone: 630-844-5626
Email Address: pegander@aurora.edu

Dr. Anderson brings over 30 years of teaching experience to AU, mainly in the areas of elementary and middle school education.  In addition, during recent years she has served as reading coordinator, 10-year adjunct faculty of the University, and staff development leader in a variety of schools.  Dr. Anderson holds degrees from Wheaton College (B.A.), Northern Illinois University (M.S.) and Loyola University Chicago (Ed.D.).  She has spent extensive time in outdoor teacher education work both in the U.S. and overseas.  She continues to be involved in many types of staff development work and does professional development workshops both locally and internationally.
    
Education
B.A. - Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
M.S. - Northern Illinois University
Ed.D. - Loyola University, Chicago

Areas of Specialization
Elementary/secondary Education
Outdoor Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Leadership
Assessment

Courses Taught:
The Learning Environment,
The Individual, Cognition and Learning
Contemporary Issues in Education
Assessment in the Schools
Introduction to Action Research
Introduction to the Practicum
New Leaders
Practicum in Educational Leadership
School Supervision
The Collaborative Classroom
Cooperative Discipline
    
Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Leadership professional development workshop presenter in Iceland, Mexico, Canada,
Japan, as well as across the U.S.
International Motivation Show presenter
Public school staff/curriculum professional development consultant
Consultant in public school restructuring

Highlights of Campus Involvement
Development of College of Education courses
Involvement in student leadership conferences
Representative to IL-SAELP SAM's principal time task study
Music by the Lake volunteer

Other Interests
Travel
Skiing
Golf
Church/Salvation Army/Art Institute volunteer work