Pat Phipps

Pat Phipps

Pat Phipps, PhD, is a highly sought-after early childhood consultant. She was a professor in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University and in the College of Education at the University of Houston. Pat served as the executive director of the California Association for the Education of Young Children until 2005 and is the past vice president of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Pat Phipps lives in Tomball, Texas.



Award for The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood:

Earlychildhood News Director's Choice Award



Praise for Starting with Stories:

"What a treasure trove of teaching ideas for preschool classrooms...Starting with Stories is an excellent manual for both the novice and experienced teachers because of the wealth of ideas that are developed by the authors...Commendations go to Schiller and Phipps for their careful and diligent efforts to prepare a book that teachers will use time and again throughout their teaching years."

Dimensions of Early Childhood


"Teach to every child's learning style with the ideas in this book. It connects 100 popular children's stories to learning centers, dramatic play, art, math, writing, science, discovery activities, and more. Includes more than 1,500 activities."

Learning Magazine


"The over 1,500 varied activities are a treasure trove of time savers for busy educators. Starting with Stories would make an excellent gift for a new teacher or a good inclusion in a professional library."

Professionally Speaking 


"Over 100 books for ages 3 to 5 are presented with activities and more. Books are springboards to learning and practicing literacy skills and this book shows you exactly how. Reproducible aids for the classroom and an ample index are included in the back."

—The Field Guide to Parenting

Books by Pat Phipps


The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood, Revised

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Multiple Intelligences Guide in the Early Childhood Classroom

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Starting with Stories

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