Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood attended Price High School but graduated from Poland Springs Job Corps Class of 1968, the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Lula Steele, defended her dissertation Nov. 9, 2013, at Argosy University and has satisfied all requirements and obligations. Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood completed her studies with a 3.83 GPA which exhibits honorary excellence and qualified her to take part in the Nov.16, 2013, commencement ceremony at the University’s location in Atlanta, Ga., with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
Prior to attending Argosy University, Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood received her credentials in Child Care Administration I, II and III from the North Carolina Division of Child Development Early Education; Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC); BA in Sociology from Shaw University while running her own daycare business (Joy-Land Christian Daycare) for 12 years; and was daycare administrator for Iredell Children’s Development Center in Statesville. Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood worked at Nazareth Children’s home as a therapeutic house parent and a preschool teacher for Head Start, substitute teacher and interim teacher for Special Education for the Salisbury-Rowan School System, as well as a second grade teacher for Rowan Academy.
She also received her Master in Education and Instructional Design from American InterContinental University (AIU), Buckhead, Ga., and a Doctorate in Theology from Apostolic Biblical Seminary, St. Louis, Mo.
Presently, Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood continues to work with the Community in Schools program through Big MaMa’s Community Outreach, a volunteer after-school program to help underprivileged children succeed in reading. Also a professional storyteller, she is known as Grandma Honey.
Dr. Patricia A. Steele-Trueblood is also the CEO of Steele-Trueblood Children’s and Adults Empowerment Center.