Michilene Pegher

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Principal, Manchester PreK-8 School

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Michilene Pegher is the first-year principal of Manchester PreK-8 School in Pittsburgh. She has been an educator for 23 years. Her first seven years were spent as a teacher in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and after receiving her master’s, she joined Pittsburgh Public Schools and taught at the middle school level for 16 years.

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Posted Nov. 12, 2014

Teacher Evaluation I Can Believe In, From a Pittsburgh Principal

Michilene Pegher is the first-year principal of Manchester PreK-8 School in Pittsburgh. She has been an educator for 23 years.…

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