Faculty & Staff

Alice Patterson

  • Director, Ed.D. Program
  • School of Education
  • B.S., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
  • M.Ed., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
  • Ed.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Contact Info

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  • 615-248-7760

Alice is the director of Trevecca's on-site Ed.D. program and an associate professor of graduate education. Alice served on Trevecca’s Ed.D. development team and teaches courses at the doctoral levels. She holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, where she studied reading intervention, anchored instruction and content area reading with Victoria J. Risko, Charles Kinzer and Robert Whitman. She also had the opportunity to work with Paul George while he was a visiting professor at Vanderbilt for middle school curriculum. She taught grades five through eight in Nashville Public Schools prior to coming to Trevecca. Her writing and research interests are content reading, strategic learning and new teachers. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University, Cumberland University and Welch College.

During her tenure at Trevecca, Alice has taught off-campus throughout the state. She has worked with the Tennessee Department of Education in the new teacher induction program and Reading First. For several years, she chaired or served on external review teams for school accreditation. She lives in Donelson, Tenn., and has a grown daughter, Leeanna.

Curriculum Vitae