Peggy Hammeken began her career as an elementary teacher in the American Embassy School in Mexico City. Upon her return to the United States, she taught students in the areas of
- specific learning disabilities
- emotional and behavior disorders.
With the implementation of inclusive education, she was involved with the set up of inclusive programs and staff development and training for educators and paraprofessionals.
She has authored three books on the subject.
Hammeken received her elementary teaching degree and her Master’s degree in Special Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Hammeken founded Peytral Publications, Inc., a publishing house focusing on inclusive education of students.
The Paraprofessional's Essential Guide to Inclusive Education, Third Edition, 2009
The Teacher's Guide to Inclusive Education - 750 Strategies for Success! 2007
Inclusion: 450 Strategies for Success A Practical Guide for All Educators Who Teach Students With Disabilities, 2000