Patricia McDonald currently teaches Kindergarten at Robinson Barracks Elementary School in Stuttgart, Germany. She began her teaching career in North Carolina, and as a military spouse has had the opportunity to teach in various schools in several states over the past 20 years, with five of those years working for DoDEA.

Dr. McDonald earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Northeastern University and a Master of Education in Administration from Cleveland State University. She received her Ph.D. in Education from Walden University, and is certified in Elementary Education K-8. She consistently advocates for developmentally appropriate practices within standardized curriculum, and has a strong interest in integrating theory into real world situations to solve problems. As a former DoDEA student, she understands the importance of teachers knowing and understanding their students, as well as setting high expectations within a child centered/teacher directed environment.

Dr. McDonald is married to a retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major. They have three daughters, with whom they enjoy movie nights at home, traveling to new and familiar places, and spending summer nights at the beach.

Dr. Patricia McDonald
Patricia McDonald, Ph.D. Kindergarten Teacher
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