Patricia Nan Anderson holds a doctorate in Educational Psychology. Her dissertation in 1998 established cost as a factor in the expectancy-value model of achievement motivation. From 1995 to 2008 she held a place in the Early Childhood Education faculty of National-Louis University in Chicago, ending as tenured Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Teacher Education Programs in Early Childhood. She has taught online starting in 1999. Dr. Anderson joined the faculty at Walden University in 2008. After moving to Seattle in 2005, Dr. Anderson focused on the role of parents in early development, realizing this is largely ignored in the traditional Early Childhood academic programs. She wrote the books, Parenting: A Field Guide and Developmentally Appropriate Parenting, and Everyday Equity. Dr. Anderson serves as a speaker, trainer and consultant to community organizations and social service agencies that work with teachers and parents of young children.
EDUC 8090-448 - Doctoral Study Intensive
EDUC 8090-848 - Doctoral Study Intensive
EDDD 8990-121/8990B - Doctoral Capstone
EDUC 8900-75/9002-75/8800-75/9001-75 - Research Forum
EDPD 8990-75/8990B-75 - Research Forum
EDDD 8900-121/8910-121 - Completing the Prospectus
EDPD 8910-75/8900-75 - Writing a Quality Prospectus
EdD, Northern Illinois University
MA, University of Minnesota - Mpls
BS, University of Minnesota - Mpls
Patricia Nan Anderson, Consultant, President -
Awards / Honors
Exceptional Master Leader, Child Care Exchange, 2015
Outstanding Teacher/National-Louis University, ProfessionalActivities, 2006
Machado, S. A., Anderson, P. N. (2022). The perspectives of preschool teachers regarding their ability to respond to various crises in the childcare center. Journal of Early Childhood Research
Anderson, P. N. (2000). Cost perception and the expectancy-value model of achievement motivation .
Helm, J. H., Anderson, P. N. (2002). Head Start Assessment Manual.
Anderson, P. N. (1999). Writing a research report: A manual for educators.
Anderson, P. N. (2022). Disaster Preparedness.. Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children
Anderson, P. N. (2022). Diversity, Equity, and Your Policies. Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children
Anderson, P. N. (2021). Emergent Curriculum. Congregation Beth Shalom