Patrice E. Farquharson, EdD

Patrice Farquharson

Title: Assistant Professor
Company: Post University
Location: West Haven, Connecticut, United States

Patrice E. Farquharson, EdD, Assistant Professor at Post University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric education.

Amassing 40 years of professional excellence in her industry, Dr. Farquharson has been serving as an assistant professor of early childhood education at Post University since 1996 and an associate adjunct professor at Northeastern University since 2008. Alongside her academic appointments, she has also been serving as an executive director and management consultant of the West Haven Child Development Center since 1982 and 1996, respectively. Prior to these positions, she formerly held the roles of education consultant in the department of pediatrics and division of child and family studies at the University of Connecticut and assistant director at the West Haven Child Development Center.

The associate dean of faculty at Charter Oak State College since 2008, Dr. Farquharson also acted as an invited presenter at the Oxford Early Childhood Roundtable in England in 2070, a textbook web guide developer with Thomson Publishers in 2001, and an adjunct professor of the Institute of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut in 1996. Locally, she serves as chair of the Early Childhood Council and has been affiliated with the American Association of University Women, the National Association of Education for Young Children, and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

Wanting to make a genuine difference in the world, Dr. Farquharson pursued a formal education at the University of Connecticut, graduating with a Bachelor of Education in 1978. She subsequently attended Southern Connecticut State University in 1984, earning a Master of Education. Thereafter, she received a Doctor of Education from Nova Southeastern University in 1995. She has since become a certified teacher and administrator in the state of Connecticut. In recognition of her exceptional contributions to education, Dr. Farquharson was deemed a Connecticut Early Childhood Education Council Scholar from 1993 to 1996 and in 2004. In addition, she was selected for inclusion in several honors publications, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

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