Margaret J. Gould

Adjunct Faculty, Disability Studies


Margaret J. (Peg) Gould is President/CEO of The VISIONS Center for Creative Management, a national consulting firm specializing in effective management and quality supports. Ms. Gould directs the Training Collaborative for Innovative Leadership, a project of multiple community providers led by ADAPT Community Network in New York City.  The Training Collaborative trains emerging leaders with an emphasis on quality outcomes and is accredited by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP). Ms. Gould holds adjunct positions at the City University of New York (CUNY) and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany and is also a blogger. Her Subjects on Sundays blog addresses current issues in the field. Ms. Gould was instrumental in convening both the 20th Century Recognition Project and the National Historic Recognition Project: 2000–2020, both of which sought to highlight contributions and key trends in the field of I/DD. Additionally, she served as a consultant to the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation for the development of historic displays at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. She was also the Grants Consultant for the Wall Street Charity Fund until 2007. Ms. Gould has earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oswego and a master’s degree in counseling from Virginia State University.