Wayne State University

Peggy Ann Miller-Zelinko

Peggy Ann Miller-Zelinko
Adjunct Professor
Office Hours: (248) 969-7718 - After 9 p.m. or email.

  • BS at Eastern Michigan University
  • MAT at Oakland University


  • Married with 4 children; 32nd year of teaching; Taught in San Antonio, Texas; Detroit; Grosse Pointe Woods; and Roseville.
  • Traveled and Studied in Sweden and Spain.
  • Loves reading, Science, gardening, camping, travelling and theater.


  • Teaching 5020  Physical Science for Elementary and Middle School Educators

Academic Interests

  • Science/Language Arts/History Teaching
  • Classroom management
  • Special Education: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Students..Handling Behavior,  Academics, and  IEPS
  • Developing Science Curriculum
  • Wriring A Book: Science Hands On Activities and Classroom Management

Area of Expertise

  • Science Teaching
  • Classroom Management
  • Workshop Development
  • Directing and Porducing Children's Plays

Research Interests

  • Brain Development
  • Classroom Management
  • Special Ed: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Science Curriculum

Community Engagement Activities

  • Director/ Producer of Children's Plays at Ridgedale Theater..Troy, Michigan
  • Vice President and Chairperson at Ridgedale Theater...Troy,  Michigan
  • Teaching 7th grade Catechism.....Auburn Hill, Michigan

Awards & Honors

Teacher In Space Program Challenger
Science Teacher of the Year Award...Detroit Science Center
Middle School Science Teacher of the Year award from Michigan Science Teachers Assoc
Who's Who Among America's Teachers
Science Quest Honor Roll from Michigan Technology Council
Technology Award