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  • Potter, Peg
    Psychology Department

    Office: BR 360D
    Phone: 218.477.2805
    I am a School Psychologist (Ph.D., University of Minnesota). I came to MSUM after working in Iowa public schools for 5 years. More recently, I spent a year as a school psychologist in the Fargo schools. I primarily teach courses in our graduate program in School Psychology, including courses on professional issues and on special needs assessment and intervention. I’m interested in field-based research that responds to educational needs.

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    I primarily teach in the graduate program in School Psychology here at MSU Moorhead. For more information about the School Psychology Program, please click on the link at the left.

    The courses I teach in the School Psychology Program include Psy 601 Foundations of School Psychology, Psy 622 Assessment/Intervention II: Special Populations and the concurrent practicum, Psy 642: Practicum I, Psy 723: Assessment/Intervention III: Early Childhood and Psy 701: Issues in School Psychology. In addition, I supervise internship students during fall semester. Occasionally, I also teach an undergraduate psychology class, such as Psy 481: Seminar.

    I am originally from Brainerd, MN. I received my undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, and then completed my Master's degree and PhD in school psychology from the University of Minnesota. I then spent 5 years as a school psychologist in an educational cooperative in northern Iowa before coming to MSU Moorhead.

    My professional interests tend to be in areas of professional practice issues, including issues such as assessment practices, legal and ethical issues in education, diversity and anti-racism at both the k-12 and higher education levels. Personally, I take advantage of travel opportunities whenever I can.

    If you are on campus, feel free to stop by my office at any time. If I am not in or am with a student, you can sign up on the schedule on my door. If you are off-campus please e-mail or phone me with any questions.