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Peggy C Petrilli, Ed.D

Associate Professor


  • B.A. Elementary Education, Western Kentucky University
  • M.A. Educational Leadership, Texas State University
  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Eastern Kentucky University

Research/Academic Interests

  • Teacher Efficacy
  • Clinical Model in Teacher Education
  • School Improvement
  • P-12 Education
  • Teacher shortage/teacher preparation
  • Principal Preparation
  • School Turnaround


Dr. Petrilli's work can be found in several journals including:
  • Petrilli, P.; Hodge, C.; Burns, A.; Dantic, J.; Hodge, H.; (2019). Innovative school-university partnership: making a difference in P-12 academic achievement. School-University Partnerships: The Journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools. Vol.12(2).
  • Burns, A.; Dantic, J.; Hodge, C.; & Petrilli, P. (Spring 2018). Perspectives of program completers on the effectiveness of education program on teaching preparedness. Journal of Learning in Higher Education. V14 n1 p 49-50

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • American Education Research Association
  • National Association of Professional Development Schools
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • Phi Delta Kappa


  • Excellence in Presentation Award, Academic World of International Conference
  • National Distinguished Principal
  • Principal of the Year (Kentucky)
  • Kentucky House of Representatives Recognition
  • One Community, One Voice Recognition for Parent/Family Involvement