Pat Carter is an innovative and dedicated educator with over 38 years of experience.  Pat began her career as a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher. She then spent 30 years teaching and training high school students and adults in the areas of child development and early childhood education. Pat also serves as the director of a Rising Star center in her community and is a Master Trainer for the Texas Trainer Registry.  Pat finds being a grandparent a very rewarding experience and important part of her life.