Dr. Patricia Conner

Senior Advisor, Curriculum, Assessment, and Professional Learning

Patricia Conner is a Senior Advisor of Curriculum, Assessments, and Professional Learning, supporting our state, district, and school-based customers. In this role, she manages the relationships for CenterPoint’s professional learning and curriculum development services and Previ Learn diagnostic and interim assessments customers, ensuring a seamless experience.

Prior to joining CenterPoint, Patricia worked at Parcc Inc. as the associate director of summative assessment management where she was responsible for providing project management support for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortia operational on-line assessment which tested over three-million students annually across seven states. Previously, she worked at the Arkansas Department of Education as the associate to the assistant commissioner of learning services and the PARCC grant coordinator. She also spent 15 years in the classroom and at the district level.

Patricia earned an Ed.D and Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Lindenwood University, her M.Ed from University of Arkansas, and her MS in education from the College of the Ozarks. Patricia also earned her certification as a project management professional (PMP), and an Arkansas building administrator. Patricia’s most influential educator was Dr. Sherry DeVore her mentor, friend, and dissertation chair. She always pushed Patricia to do her best work and to never give up. Patricia lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas and enjoys golfing when she can.