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Peggy Edwards Celebrated for Dedication to the Field of Bilingual Education

Ms. Edwards draws upon her love of teaching as the founder and the president of the Publishing Club of Laguna Woods

Over the years, Peggy Edwards has authored a number of books regarding English and Spanish education.

    LAGUNA WOODS, CA, May 27, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Peggy Edwards has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With many years of professional experience in bilingual education and immigration services, Ms. Edwards serves as the founder and the president of the Publishing Club of Laguna Woods, which was established in 2013. Over the years, she has authored a number of books regarding English and Spanish education, including "Alfabeto Crossover Alphabet" and "Lalalandia." Additionally, through the aforementioned publishing company, she has released five editions of "Village Stories," an anthology of stories, memoirs and poems written by members of the Village Publishing Club. As a child, Ms. Edwards taught English to a friend, which inspired her love of teaching, and as such, the entirety of her career.

Prior to her tenure with the Publishing Club of Laguna Woods, Ms. Edwards gained valuable expertise in immigration services as the chief executive officer of the American Immigrant Foundation, where she worked between the late 1980s and 2000, and as an immigration counselor for Catholic Charities. Earlier in her career, she provided her expertise to others as a saleswoman and translator in Dallas, a Spanish instructor through the University of Wisconsin Center System and a stewardess with Braniff Airlines. Even though her career has been filled with highlights, Ms. Edwards is especially proud of assisting nearly 2,000 immigrants in becoming legal residents and citizens.

An expert in her field, Ms. Edwards earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American affairs from Southern Methodist University in 1966. Subsequently, she graduated with a Master of Arts in Spanish literature from the University of Wisconsin in 1971. In the coming years, she intends to continue contributing to and publishing new editions of "Village Stories" while writing a memoir. A ukulele and banjo player, Ms. Edwards also aims to foster her love of music by performing with bands.

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