About Patricia Van Haste

Pat Van Haste is a Principal of Van Haste Associates LLC of Alexandria, VA. Among her credentials are:

She holds Career Development Facilitator and Distance Credentialed Facilitator certifications as a Career Coach through the National Career Development Association and the Center for Credentialing in Education (an affiliate of the National Board of Certified Counselors).

She also holds a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Connecticut and is a former faculty member at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut.

She is a member of the National Career Development Association, the Maryland Career Development Association and the Association for Counselors and Educators in Government.

She has published articles on career related issues in professional journals such as Career Convergence and the GCDF Newsletter.

She has served as a consultant to Alexandria Joblink on career issues related to the Defense Department's BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) process.

She has held several corporate middle management positions with emphasis on Human Resources functions.

She has hands-on experience in both career education and development with teen-agers through adults in business and educational settings.

She is a graduate of The Independent Education Consultant's Association Summer Training Institute in post-secondary educational choices.