Peggy Whalen-Levitt, has been with the Center for Education, Imagination and the Natural World since its beginnings in 2000. Working closely with Center Founder Carolyn Toben and cultural historian Thomas Berry, Peggy has been deeply engaged in the formation of a work for teachers and children, based in intuitive, imaginal and contemplative ways of knowing, that recovers the inner vision of a society in harmony with nature. She holds a Ph.D. in Language in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, where she co-created a graduate Course of Study in Childhood Imagination. She has written widely on aesthetic communication in childhood and is the editor of Chrysalis, the Center newsletter, and Only the Sacred: Transforming Education in the Twenty-first Century, a Chrysalis reader. Peggy coordinates the Center’s program for educators, “The Inner Life of the Child in Nature: Presence and Practice.” 
The Inner Life of the Child in Nature: Presence and Practice - A 2-year Program for Educators funded by the Kalliopeia Foundation.
Resources and articles
- Center for Education, Imagination and the Natural World The Inner Life of the Child in Nature, organizational web page, accessed June 3, 2013.