Margaret (Peg) Smith is a professor in the Department of Instruction and Learning in the School of Education and a senior scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center, both at the University of Pittsburgh. She helps preservice and practicing middle and high school teachers develop their mathematics education skills and works with doctoral students who want to work as teacher educators in mathematics education. Peg also works with math teachers and coaches on a national level.
Peg has authored or coauthored more than 75 books, edited books or monographs, book chapters, and peer-reviewed articles. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (2001-2003; 2003 – 2005), of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2006-2009), and of Teachers Development Group (2009 – present). Peg has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching including the 2013 dean’s award given to faculty in the School of Education. She is the editor of the Mathematics Teacher Editor, which is co-published by NCTM and AMTE.