IPP Certification Instructors

Peggy Deal

Deal in Design

A graduate of Indiana University and a graphic designer for more than 40 years, Peggy is the Program Chair for graphic design at Scottsdale Community College, an institution that has won the Frederick D. Kagy Award of Excellence. She is the chairman of the Graphic Communication Education Foundation, a 501c3 affiliated with the Western States Print Alliance, and works closely with the CTE programs throughout Arizona High Schools, including coauthoring the standards that were adopted by the state for all CTE graphic design programs. Her first textbook was released this year, Graphic Communications Digital Design and Print Essentials, which she coauthored with Z.A. Prust. Peggy is the Operations Director for IDUG, the Phoenix chapter of the Adobe InDesign User Group. While graphic design is her chosen profession, teaching is her passion.