Dr. V. C. Patterson attended the College of the Bahamas where she obtained the Bahamas Teacher’s Certificate. She later obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Miami. After receiving her Master of Arts Degree in Education she had the opportunity to work in some of the finest Elementary and Secondary and schools in New Providence, Bahamas. She served as Subject Coordinator for Religious Studies in the High School for more than twenty (20) years.Dr. V. Patterson has been a National Examinations Item Writer and Marker with the Ministry of Education for a number of years. She is also a Curriculum Team Writer for Religious Studies in the Bahamas and an Executive member of the Commonwealth Writers Association.Recently she completed a PhD. in Christian Education. She became an author in 2011 and produced a book: “Communication with a Purpose.” An active member of Child Evangelism Fellowship Bahamas, Dr. Patterson is the Founder of Ladies Inspirational Fellowship Time International (L.I.F.T.) annual conference.Dr. V. Patterson received advanced “leadership training” at Haggai Institute in 2007. Presently she is the Executive Director of ASCD Bahamas Affiliate and serves in several other leadership positions. She enjoys reading, craft and music.