In New Mexico, Peggy’s advocacy efforts include positions as Vice President in the NBCT NM Network, and as Board Member and Past President of the New Mexico Council for the Social Studies (NMCSS). She is a past member of the FASSE board and past member of the original Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Advisory Committee, as well as the Audit and Finance Committees of NCSS, giving her valuable NCSS experience. Peggy advocates in her state legislature as well as Congress with NM Senators Udall and Heinrich for funding for the social studies, and particularly champions her love of civic learning.
Peggy, an AYA Social Studies NBCT, presently works for several districts in NM as a Candidate Support Provider for National Board Certified Teacher Candidates in her state. She has reviewed proposals for many NCSS Conferences, has also presented at state conferences, and at NCSS on the subject of "The Supreme Court" and the National Board Certification process. As a native Texan, she continues to also belong to Texas Council for the Social Studies (TCSS).