Peggy Procter began at Echo Horizon School in 2017 as Head of School. She has over 25 years of experience as an educator, having worked in schools internationally and in the United States. Most recently, she served as Dean of Students and Spanish Teacher at La Jolla Country Day School and 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 serves as a facilitator for the CATDC Women Rising program for aspiring female leaders. Outside of work, Peggy is an avid reader, traveler, chocoholic, and nature lover, and there is nothing she loves more than hiking and camping with her husband John and her daughter Sidney. Peggy was born in Chicago, spent most of her childhood and adolescence in New England, and has called California home for the past 20+ years. She holds her BA from Dartmouth College in Spanish and Government and an MA in Spanish from Middlebury College in Madrid.