Patricia Vardin, Ed.D.Associate Professor
Dr. Vardin is Chair of the Early Childhood Education Department at Manhattanville College where she teachers undergraduate and graduate courses in child development, assessment, curriculum and research.
She is the creator of ChildChart, an innovative system using a Palm Pilot to monitor the progress of young children in the early childhood classroom. ChildChart is currently represented by Childcraft, Inc. She is also the author and designer of a model early childhood program, The Comprehensive Early Childhood Education Model , which is currently being implemented in three schools in New York.
Dr Vardin has written a number of articles and spoken at numerous international, national and local conferences on a range of early childhood education topics. She has served as a consultant to educational organizations as well as businesses. She is also a frequent guest expert for the media. She has more than 25 years of experience working with young children, students, teachers, parents and administrators. She is a member of numerous educational organizations and has served on a number of boards devoted to the education and welfare of young children.
Manhattanville College is located in Purchase, New York on a beautiful 100-acre suburban campus, 10 minutes from downtown White Plains and just 30 miles from New York City. It has an amazingly diverse mix of students from more than 30 states and 50 countries. The College has 1,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.
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