Margaret McInteer has worked in education for 40 years. Throughout her career, she has developed positive, student-focused learning experiences. A dedicated and creative professional educator, Margaret has been successful in multiple roles in K–12 education. Most recently, she was a consultant in accreditation and school improvement at the Nebraska Department of Education. She worked with educators statewide, coordinating workshops and site visits, and also facilitated various state and district improvement processes and participates in planning initiatives.
She began her career as a speech pathologist and later became director of special services in the Falls City, Nebraska, public school system. In this position, she worked with financial planning and budgeting; parent and community involvement; individual educational plans; special education, Title I, and gifted program monitoring; and classroom management.
As a professional development director for Educational Service Unit 4 in Auburn, Nebraska, Margaret created and delivered training to more than 5,000 educators at regional, state, and national workshops over a span of 18 years. She consulted with and provided technical assistance to districts on continuous school improvement, curriculum and assessment development, instructional strategies, classroom management, data retreats, and team building.
Margaret has received numerous awards, including the Jaycees Outstanding Young Educator, Outstanding Woman in the Community, Outstanding Educational Service Unit Staff Member, and the State of Nebraska Al Kilgore Award of Excellence for recognition of outstanding leadership in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
She earned a bachelor of arts and master of education in speech pathology and audiology from the University of Georgia.