Peggy Bud is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and school administrator with 30+ years of experience in public education in the special education realm, much of it in Westport. She founded Speaking Skillfully to provide consultation services to families of children with special needs and to help business professionals bridge the communication gap.
Peggy advises families on how to successfully advocate for their child by having data-driven conversations and building strong home-school partnerships. She provides professional development opportunities to educators, teaching them how to effectively communicate with parents, write strong educational plans, and differentiate their instruction to address the needs of all students.
Peggy has spoken at national conferences, women’s summits, rotary clubs, libraries, and more. She serves on the Board of Directors for Bridge Academy, a charter school in Bridgeport, and Earthplace in Westport. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University as well as a master’s degree and sixth year certificate in Educational Leadership from Southern Connecticut State University. Her motto is: “It’s more than what you say. It’s how you say it.”