UPC Discovery Director
Pam Scranton, M.Ed., received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and an endorsement in early childhood special education from Bradley University. She also earned her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Bradley University. Pam taught at Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Education Center and in the Woodford County Bright Beginnings program. She recently served as the curriculum director at Northminster Learning Center. She is a frequent presenter at school districts and universities around the country on topics such as engaging children in project work, authentic assessment, child-centered environments, and developmentally appropriate practice. She was featured in the video, “A Children’s Journey: The Firetruck Project” and in Young Investigator, The Project Approach in the Early Years. She is a contributing author of The Power of Projects, edited by Dr. Judy Harris Helm and Sallee Beneke. She is co-author of the book Teaching Your Child to Love Learning: A Guide to Doing Projects at Home with Dr. Judy Harris Helm and Stacy Berg. Pam is also an adjunct professor in the Teacher Education Department at Bradley University, where she teaches courses in early childhood education.