Margaretha (Peggy) Motes McBride received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana and the Masters of Arts in Education at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She is currently completing additional graduate work at Ball State University. Prior to being named Director of the MCS Planetarium, Peggy taught in the elementary and secondary schools in Muncie and Hammond, Indiana.
Completing the SPICA (Support Program for Instructional Competency in Astronomy) at Harvard University and NASA NEWEST (NASA Educational Workshop for Elementary School Teachers) at the Lewis Research Center, Peggy continues to involve students and teachers in east central Indiana in NASA sponsored projects, workshops, and activities through programs offered at the Muncie Community Schools Planetarium.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Mars Missions Hamilton North Public Library
Safely View the Solar Eclipse Lake County Public Library
NASA Missions Muncie Community Schools Planetarium
7 Days and Couting. . . . . Lake County Public Library
JPL Missions South View Elementary School
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
Chicago Air and Water Show - NASA Exhibits North Beach
Using NASA Missions in Your Classroom Teacher Conference
Using NASA Mission Activities in Your Classroom Teacher Conference