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Professional Development Staff Biographies

  • Margaret Schooling, Ed.D. — Director of Teaching, Learning and Development

    Margaret (Peggy) Schooling currently serves as Director of Teaching, Learning and Development for Learning Sciences International. Dr. Schooling holds a doctoral degree and Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from Immaculata University. She has 29 years experience as an educator working in a variety of public and private settings with diverse student populations from birth through high school. Dr. Schooling has served in a number of roles as classroom teacher, speech pathologist, staff developer, elementary assistant principal, elementary principal, central office administrator and educational consultant. Her responsibilities and expertise include: systems change efforts, curriculum and instruction, design and evaluation of professional development, federal programs, early childhood and K-12 literacy. She has been active with the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a member of the Governor’s Early Learning Task Force and has served as a grant reviewer. Dr. Schooling has contributed and authored several professional publications and video productions. She serves as Adjunct Graduate Professor at Alvernia College and Immaculata University, and does present at local, state, and national conferences.

  • Beverly Goff Carbaugh, Ed. D — Senior Consultant and Advisor

    Dr. Carbaugh is a visionary leader and educator with more than 29 years of experience as a successful problem solver, curriculum leader, school administrator, and a strategic planner for school improvement at the school and district level.  She has extensive experience in professional development and in the supervision of diverse learning groups.

    Dr. Carbaugh holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Arizona, a Master of Education in Education Leadership from the University of South Florida and was awarded a Doctorate of Education in Education Leadership from the University of South Florida.

    Most recently, while serving the School District of Osceola County, FL, Dr. Carbaugh held the position of Deputy Superintendent for Elementary and K-8 Administration.  As such, she was responsible for the overall administration of 26 elementary and K-8 schools, the implementation of district wide curriculum development and improving instructional delivery methods.  Further, she was responsible for executive leadership in the human resources and business/finance departments with oversight of professional development.  Additionally, Dr. Carbaugh successfully opened four new elementary schools and completed two major renovations.  Finally, she facilitated chartering three Elementary Schools of Choice with two more opening in 2011-12.

Highly Qualified Staff Developers: Each of our staff developers fulfill the minimum requirements determined by LSI.

  • Master's Degree in relevant area
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in any/all of the following areas:
    • Staff Development
    • School Administration
    • Central Office Administration