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Patricia Anderson

Faculty Instructor (FI)

SEATTLE, WA King

(206) 817-9645

Time of day
Both Daytime and Evening
Schedule Availability
Both weekdays and weekends
Primary Language
English
Training Language(s)
English

Instructor Credentials

Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson is the director of The Skillful Teacher, at https://www/theskillfulteacher.org, which offers video-based online courses of interest to early childhood teachers, directors, and owners. She is an expert in child development and learning with over thirty years’ experience in innovative programming, public speaking and guidance of parents and teachers of young children. She is author of numerous books and articles, including Parenting: A Field Guide , Developmentally Appropriate Parenting and Everyday Equity. She is a professor of Early Childhood Education at Walden University and a Child Care Exchange Exceptional Master Leader.

Age Group Expertise

Infants Toddlers Preschool Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten School-Age Adult

Professional Standard Area

  • Child Development and Learning in Context
  • Family–Teacher Partnerships and Community Connections
  • Child Observation, Documentation, and Assessment
  • Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropriate Teaching Practices
  • Knowledge, Application, and Integration of Academic Content in the Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Professionalism as an Early Childhood Educator
  • Health and Safety
  • Organization and Administration

Higher Education

Bachelor's Degree
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Elementary Education
Doctorate
Northern Illinois University
Education
Master's Degree
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Elementary Education