Del Peavey lives in Raymond Maine with his wife Elisabeth, who is also an educational administrator. They have raised three children, who are all in their twenties. Work history includes a variety of roles in the field of education for the last 29 years. Most of that time has been in public schools, but his start as a  professional was at a special purpose private school, The Spurwink School. Over time, he has had the good fortune to work with and learn from a diverse student population, initially as a therapist, then Assistant Special Education Director, and most recently Special Education Director. He holds a BS from UNE and a Masters in Education from USM. He is currently completing his third year at Cape Elizabeth as the Special Services Director.