About Patty Fisher

Patty has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 37 years. She is a graduate of Indiana University with a BS in elementary education, has attended Purdue and Ball State Universities for Master level studies for elementary education. Patty holds teaching credentials in Indiana and training credentials in North Carolina. She has worked for corporate and nonprofit organizations specializing in operations, training, consulting and project management. Patty has been a kindergarten teacher, center director, executive director and administrative director for a nonprofit organization with oversight for 9 nationally accredited centers. Patty has also served as an adjunct faculty member for a community college in the field of early education management. Patty and her husband enjoy their free time with their grown daughters, their pets and enjoying outdoor activities.

Outside Time: Friend or Foe?

I have one question to ask: As an early education teacher, do you see outside time as a friend or foe? Wrangling coats, hats, gloves, and other articles of clothing for winter outdoor play takes half of the scheduled time … READ MORE