|We proudly announce the appointment of Peggy Pelonis, Ed.D., M.B.A., President of the American Community Schools of Athens Greece, as a commissioner.
She is one of 11 new commissioners.
“Middle States commissioners serve an important role in helping to improve the quality of education in the United States and around the world,” said MSA-CESS Interim President Henry Cram, Ed.D. “Dr. Pelonis brings a tremendous amount of experience and expertise, and we are grateful for her commitment to Middle States and to helping schools grow and improve.”
Pelonis has extensive experience in international accreditation and psychology including multiple presentations and publications. Her expertise spans educational leadership, instruction in both the K-12 and college environments, and substantial experience in the field of psychology. In addition to serving as a Middle States volunteer, Pelonis also helped lead her school to become the first international school accredited by the Middle States action research protocol, Sustaining Excellence.
“I am honored to join Middle States as a commissioner,” said Pelonis, who lives in Athens and Wayne, Pa. “The Middle States accreditation process helps schools at all levels – even the highest performing schools – push to be even better.”