Peggy retired from education in June 2011 after 34 years - 30 years as an administrator. After serving as Principal of Moorefield Elementary, she completed a study for the West Virginia Legislature regarding the need for a community college in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. In 1999, the legislature created Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College. Peggy was hired as the first employee and served as Executive Dean for Administrative Services. She left Eastern to develop a new program for mentoring new teachers for RESA 8 (Regional Education Service Agency). Mrs. Hawse was appointed to the Board of Governors of Eastern WV Community & Technical College and was elected Chair. Currently, she works as a Regional Coordinator for United States Senator Joe Manchin from West Virginia and operates an educational consulting business, Sunnyside Solutions.
1977 Glenville State College, B.A.
1981 West Virginia University, MA Education Administration