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Dr. Peggy Reed

Dr. Peggy Reed

Welcome! Do you enjoy working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, or primary-grade children? If so, the Early Childhood field is for you.

Career options include being a public or private school teacher, an early childhood special education teacher, a child care center director, a parent educator, a curriculum coordinator in a hospital, a missionary associate, or a children's pastor. Wherever God is calling you, Evangel's Early Childhood major will prepare you to be a world changer!

Title: Associate Professor

Office: Trask 201T

Email Dr. Peggy Reed

Professional Information:
Academic Degrees

Ed.D. Early and Middle Childhood
Nova University 1990

M.S. Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Southwest Missouri State University 1982

B.S. Elementary Education, Minor in Mathematics
Evangel College 1976

Professional Experience

1985-Present Evangel University, Associate Professor
2007-Present Substitute Teacher (during Evangel breaks)
1985-1997 Evangel University Preschool, Director
1984-1985 Substitute Teacher, Tutor
1976-1984 Fair Play (MO) Elementary School
Kindergarten Teacher

Org Memberships:
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, institutional representative
Missouri Association for the Education of Young Children, member
Missouri Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators, secretary
National Association for the Education of Young Children, member
Ozarks Literacy Council, volunteer reader in the pre-literacy program
Ozarks Technical Community College Early Childhood Advisory Board, member
SkillsUSA Preschool Teaching Assistant Competition, judge

Courses Taught:
Fall Classes

EDUC 298 Early Childhood Practicums
EDUC 299 Administration of Early Childhood Programs
EDUC 344 Family and Community Resources
EDUC 437 Student Teaching--Early Childhood
and Elementary

Spring Classes

EDUC 286 Curriculum Methods and Materials
in Early Childhood
EDUC 298 Early Childhood Practicums
EDUC 334 Individualizing Instruction
EDUC 335 Early Childhood Special Education Practicum
EDUC 360 Perceptual Motor Development
EDUC 437 Student Teaching--Early Childhood
and Elementary

Started Work: August 1985

Was an Evangel Student: 1973-1976

Favorite Memory as a Student: There are too many to pick just one favorite! My years as a student at Evangel were great preparation for my career in Education. After transferring from a huge community college, the small, close-knit atmosphere at EC was wonderful.

Originally From: Allen Park, MI

Personal Information: I am married to Bill ('75) whom I met as a student at Evangel. We have three children: Meredith ('01) Knapp and husband Steve ('01); Kevin ('05) and wife Jennifer (Sloan '06); and Christopher. Our first grandson, Jarrett William Reed, was born April 4, 2009. His little brother, Cooper Blaine Reed, arrived on November 23, 2010. Our granddaughter, Katherine Anne "Katie" Knapp, was born June 5, 2010 and Katie became a big sister to Emily Renee Knapp on April 18, 2013.

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