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Margaret R. (Peggy) McLeod, Ed.D

Vice President, Education, Workforce Development, and Evaluation


PreK-12 education issues; Common Core standards; special education; English language learners (ELLS); postsecondary education; charter schools; workforce development programming for underserved communities; bilingual education

Doctoral degree, bilingual special education leadership, George Washington University; master’s degree, special education, New York University; bachelor’s degree, economics, University of Puerto Rico

Current Position:
Oversight of UnidosUS's education, workforce development, and evaluation programs, including UnidosUS's charter school network

Previous Position(s):
Executive Director of Student Services, Alexandria (VA) City Public Schools; Assistant Superintendent for Special Education, Office of the State Superintendent of Education, District of Columbia; State Title III Director, Director of the Office of Bilingual Education, Title VII Coordinator, bilingual program developer, and ESL teacher, District of Columbia Public Schools; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education; Montessori school teacher and owner of afterschool service center for students with disabilities, Puerto Rico; member of the National Board of Education Sciences since 2010