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Peggy Hayden, M.A.

Peggy Hayden, M.A., is a consultant to state and local education and human service agencies. She has been a special education teacher and state level administrator, as well as a regional early intervention (birth to age 5) agency director. She has also been the principal investigator and consultant to federally funded demonstration and outreach projects, including projects related to early childhood transition and interagency collaboration among educational, Head Start, early intervention, and other agencies. She has chaired several state and local interagency and advisory groups. She has provided keynotes, awareness, in-depth training, and organizational development at national, state, and local levels on early childhood transition; group facilitation and training strategies; interagency collaboration; legal requirements for children with disabilities and their families; organizational development; passing state legislation; working with advisory groups and boards; teacher assistants and win-win conflict resolution. Her honors include: KY Division for Early Childhood Contributor of the Year, 1990; KY Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Member of the Year, 1986; KY CEC Special Education Administrator of the Year, 1983; and Special Education Teacher of the Year, KY Association for Retarded Citizens, 1972. Her degrees include B.A. (summa cum laude), M.A. Special Education, and Rank I (M.A. plus 30 hours) in Education Administration/certification as Director of Special Education.