Peggy Koch Palmer has been involved with both education and entertainment her whole life. She has worked as a producer, production coordinator, and assistant director in film, television, and commercials both in New York and LA. She has also been a talent agent for theater, TV, and film in New York and LA as well as a literary assistant. After the birth of her two boys, Peggy began teaching and subsequently, became very involved with the International Baccalaureate Program at her sons’ school, Agoura High School, by founding a parents association for the fledgling program and helping to raise significant funds over several years during a time of severe state budget cuts. She has also been a booster club board member for Agoura’s award-winning music program and has maintained a blog for Agoura’s College and Career Center. She founded Road to Admission, LLC in 2013 to help high school students find the perfect college for them. During the summers, Peggy volunteers her time with College Summit, helping rising high school seniors from low-income districts apply to college.
Peggy holds a BA from University of Vermont and an MA in Education as well as a teaching credential from Pepperdine University. She holds a graduate level Certificate in College Counseling from UC Irvine and is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the Western Association of College Admissions Counseling (WACAC), and is an associate member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA).