Patricia Nan Anderson 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.

A long-time professor of early childhood education, Dr. Anderson is a sought-after speaker to child care center staff, parents’ groups, teachers’ organizations, and social service agencies, particularly in areas of child development and early learning.

Dr. Anderson is the author of numerous articles and the books Parenting: A Field Guide,  Developmentally Appropriate Parenting, and Everyday Equity.  She is a  ChildCare Exchange Exceptional Master Leader.

Dr. Anderson lives in Seattle.