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 Mission Update Emma Donnan Middle School
Planetarium Program Muncie Community Schools Planetarium
2005 Spring Fest Purdue University
Planetarium Program Muncie Community Schools' Planetarium
Appletree YMCA Summer Camp Muncie Community Schools Planetarium
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
Using NASA Mission Activities in Your Classroom Teacher Conference
Using NASA Missions in Your Classroom Teacher Conference
Chicago Air and Water Show - NASA Exhibits North Beach