Peggy Procter began at Echo Horizon School in 2017 as Head of School. She has over 30 years of experience as an educator and school leader, having worked in schools internationally and in the United States. Prior to Echo Horizon, she served as Director of Upper School and Global Studies Teacher at Windward School. At Windward, she spearheaded the Global Education, Writing and Rhetoric Across the Curriculum, Academic Integrity, and Challenge Success initiatives. Peggy is passionate about girls and women's empowerment and leadership and frequently serves as a facilitator for aspiring female leaders. Outside of work, Peggy is an avid reader, traveler, athlete, chocoholic, and nature lover. She loves nothing more than hiking, camping with her family, and watching her daughter Sidney (Echo Horizon Class of 2020!) play volleyball and softball. Peggy was born in Chicago, spent most of her childhood and adolescence in New England, and has called California home for the past 25+ years. She holds her BA from Dartmouth College in Spanish and Government and an MA in Spanish from Middlebury College in Madrid.