Student Development Coach
Anna L. Patton [she/hers] has spent the last decade serving pre-college and collegiate students in higher education and community education settings. Anna completed her Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and holds a Master of Education from the University of Georgia in College Student Affairs Administration.
Anna's professional journey has included coaching, advocating, and teaching students from a wide range of developmental milestones--from elementary homeschooling classes to first-year college student transitions. As a social justice educator, Anna is passionate about developing equitable educational environments and relationships that support the development, success, and growth of all students. Above all, Anna believes in the power of all students to be engaged, passionate partners in the learning experience.
Anna offers content area expertise in supporting students in authoring their own educational pathways, Anna provides coaching on college fit advising, Common App management, college essay writing, and school navigation through high school and beyond. Additionally, Anna has been trained in the "Seeing My Time® Curriculum" on Executive Functioning for 5th grade through adult learners. Anna is a certified graduate of the Holistic Coach Certification Program® providing Holistic Coaching for Young Adults, Parents, and Families. Anna offers services in both English and Spanish.