School Development & Marketing Support
Margaret Johnston is part of the School Development & Marketing Support Team at The Institute for Excellence in Education where she researches grant sources and works on technical writing projects such as conference proposals and grant writing.
Margaret has 31 years of experience as a public educator, teaching students with emotional impairments, learning disabilities, & at-risk indications. She has demonstrated her educational expertise as a Public-School State & Federal Grants Compliance & Technical Writer for 10 years, a District Improvement Coordinator for 15 years, and has been trained in multiple literacy & academic strategies to help struggling students. Margaret has extended her training to help teachers & school leaders in improvement practices for district & school structures, processes, and instruction. She advocates the importance of changing course as necessary, responding to opportunity, and staying focused on priorities in development and improvement plans, professionally and personally.
Margaret is an avid reader and loves to travel with her family. She also sits on the Frankenmuth Historical Association Board as the liaison for Frankenmuth Schools and the promotion of historical education.
Margaret earned her Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in Psychology and Creative Writing, along with a Special Education Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Emotional Impairments. She earned her Master’s degree in Education from Saginaw Valley State University as well as endorsements in Learning Disabilities, Reading Specialties, and Consultation/Special Education Supervision.