- Ph.D. in Early Childhood Special Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ed.S. in Supervision, University of Georgia
M.H.E. in Family Development, University of Georgia
B. S. H. E. in Child Development and Mental Retardation,University of Georgia
Peggy Gallagher is a professor and coordinator of the Early Childhood Special Education program. She directs Project SCEIs, a consortium of universities responsible for training personnel in Georgia’s Early Intervention Part C System. Her research interests include inclusion for young children with disabilities; families of young children with disabilities, including siblings and grandparents; and personnel preparation in special education.
Gallagher, P. A., Steed, E. A., and Green, K. B. (2014). Teacher preparation: Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education. In Sindelar, P. T., McCray, E. D., Brownell, M. T., & Lignugaris/Kraft, B. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Special Education Teacher Preparation. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor, & Francis.
Gallagher, P. A., Powell, T. H., and Rhodes, C. A. (2006). Brothers and sisters: A special part of exceptional families (3rd Edition). Baltimore: Paul Brookes. (367 pages; audience: professionals and family members).
Kresak, K. E., Gallagher, P. A., and Kelley, S. J. (In press). “Grandmothers raising grandchildren with disabilities: Sources of support and family quality of life.” Journal of Early Intervention.
Towson, J. A., and Gallagher, P. A. (In press). “Training Head Start parents in dialogic reading to improve outcomes for children.” International Journal of Child Health and Human Development.
Green, K. B., and Gallagher, P. A. (2014). “Mathematics for young children: A review of the literature with implications for children with disabilities.” Baskent University (Turkey) Journal of Education, 1, 1-13.