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Margaret Spangler

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Child Youth Studies Program Ma, Department of Teaching and Learning
Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learning


Maggie Spangler manages the Child & Youth Studies preservice educators’ field experiences including evaluation and field experience data collection. As program manager, she facilitates collaboration between preservice educators, community mentors, university supervisors, and other stakeholders; evaluates and provides feedback on preservice educator progress in the field and in coursework; mentors preservice educators and serves as a resource for education-related knowledge; prepares preservice educators for graduation assessments and the job-search process; participates in curriculum and assessment development to support preservice educators' individual growth; and collaborates with community-based education organizations to develop and lead professional development courses in the community.

Favorite Aspect of Ohio State

Life-changing possibilities! Life at OSU is full of seemingly unlimited possibilities to explore, learn, challenge oneself, grow, connect, help others and change the world.


MS Early Childhood Education, Ashland University

BS English, Speech and Theater Education, The Ohio State University


Maggie has diverse teaching, administrative and consulting experiences in community-based early childhood settings in the Central Ohio area. Most recently, she held positions as Director of The Ohio State University Child Care Program, Executive Director of Columbus Early Learning Centers and Director of Education at Ready Set Grow.