M. Margaret Calacci is a clinical associate professor in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She serves as the Director of the Grace Center for Innovation in Nursing Education. As Director, she oversees systems operations, teaching and learning for approximately 80,000 student hours annually. Students in the Edson College get hands-on experiential learning using deliberate practice techniques to develop skills and simulation experience with minimal risk because the patients are either actors or high fidelity lifelike mannequins. In addition to the above responsibilities Ms. Calacci provides faculty coaching in her specialty of simulation, mentoring and development of new nurse educators.
When away from ASU she enjoys her children, their dog and travel.
- M.S. Nursing Education, Arizona State University 2011
- B.S. Nursing, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN 1987
Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Beta Upsilon Chapter
National League for Nursing (NLN)
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)