Patti Masters, Early Head Start Education Director, is a graduate of Ferris State University with a BA in Early Childhood Education as well as a graduate of Western Michigan University with a MA in Social Work. She holds CLASS Certification, is a trainer for the Family Services Credential, and a member of NAEYC. Patti was hired in 2011 as a Head Start Mental Health Consultant. From there she became the Early Head Start Administrator/Home Based Supervisor, then the Early Head Start Education Director. When not working, she enjoys kayaking. Her favorite book is The Mitten, by Jan Bret.