Peggy Hinckley is an educational consultant for Peggy Hinckley Consulting LLC, working with teachers, principals, superintendents, and state educational leaders to close the achievement gap at all levels. She has a doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago and has been an adjunct professor at Indiana University South Bend. She spent 38 years in public education, with 28 of those years as superintendent in three districts. The last district, The MSD of Warren Township, received the 2005 Magna Award Citation from the American School Board Journal for the district’s efforts in closing the achievement gap and sustaining a ten year school improvement effort, using the Eight Step Continuous Improvement Process. She has worked with over 130 schools to help them implement the Eight Steps to improve their student achievement results. Having impact on the local, state, and national levels, she has made over 100 presentations to groups across the United States. Peggy has a passion for working with educators who want to make a difference with children and seek help finding their path.