About Peggy Littleton
Peggy Littleton was elected to the Board of County Commissioners representing the citizens of District 5, which covers most of the City of Colorado Springs, in November 2010, taking office on 1-11-11. Prior to her public service as a Commissioner, Peggy served on the State Board of Education for seven years, from February 2004- January 2011. Her involvement in education spans many years. She taught for 15 years in a variety of educational settings, including home-schooling her three children and serving as a faculty member at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy and Colorado Springs Christian School. Peggy was also appointed as the director for Colorado's GEAR UP grant, which was administered by the office of former Governor Bill Owens. Using her extensive experience as an educational consultant, Peggy has conducted professional staff development seminars for teachers nationwide. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the Regents University of New York (renamed Excelsior) and has earned numerous graduate hours in literacy and education.
Commissioner Littleton serves on many boards and commissions, including, National Association of Counties'(NACo) Human Services and Education Steering Committee, Colorado Counties Inc (CCI) General Government Steering Committee, The Dyslexia Center, The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority Board of Directors, the County Board of Adjustment, County Board of Retirement, 911 Authority Board the Colorado Springs Government Affairs Committee, EPC Emergency Services Agency, and the Pikes Peak Library Board. Currently she is a liaison to the Offices of the Sheriff and Clerk and Recorder. Of the awards she has received, Peggy feels most honored to have been given the Charter Friend Award for Policy. Peggy has contributed to many reports published by NASBE, including "E Pluribus Unum (ELL)," "Adolescent Literacy" and "From Planning to Practice (ECE)." In July of 2011 she graduated from the Emergency Preparation, Response, Recovery and Mitigation courses from the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. In December of 2012 she led the effort to sponsor a resolution on Habeas Corpus and Civil Liberty protection.
She is focused on educating citizens on their responsibility to be personally prepared for incidents that might dictate a You're On Your Own (YOYO) experience when first responders and the government might not be able to assist.
She and her husband, Don, of 30+ years, are the proud parents of three grown productive, taxpaying children.
Commissioner Littleton can be reached at:
200 South Cascade Avenue, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2202
Phone: (719) 520-6415
Fax: (719) 520-6397