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Megan Parker Peters

Megan Parker Peters 

College of Education - Undergrad

Associate Professor of Education
Director of Teacher Education and Assessment


Megan Parker Peters is an associate professor and the Director of Teacher Assessment at Lipscomb University. She is a licensed psychologist and school psychologist who focuses on the needs of intellectually gifted and twice-exceptional children.

Parker Peters was the 2016 co-recipient of the NAGC Hollingworth Award. She was awarded the 2017 Jo Patterson Award for distinguished service to gifted students in Tennessee. Her current research interests include examining the impact of perfectionism on coping, the relationships among socioemotional factors and giftedness, and the academic and external factors that predict student success. In 2018, she co-authored Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence.