The Preston Hollow Early Childhood Association (PHECA), an organization for families with children from birth to five, warmly welcomes those who are new to the neighborhood, and to parenthood, to come and get acquainted!
PHECA is affiliated with the state and National PTA but is not associated with any particular school or religious organization. The annual dues are only $40.
PHECA strives to enrich the lives of neighborhood children by encouraging friendships among families and providing community support.
March General Meeting
Dr. Patricia H. Carlson was born and raised in Texas. After growing up and graduating from Cooper High School in Abilene, she attended Texas Christian University where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Elementary Education. She holds endorsements in Kindergarten and Special Education.
Dr. Carlson received her doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. She has taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and Fifth Grade. She also served as an Instructional Specialist in RISD and is currently Director at Northaven Co-operative Preschool. She most recently taught as an adjunct professor at TCU, teaching Intro to Early Childhood Education.
Dr. Carlson has a passion for play and exploration, and believes play is an integral component of early childhood education.
married and has an 11 year old son who loves to read and play every sport he