Nannette B. Phillips D.B.A.
Assistant Clinical Professor and Executive Director of Family Child Care Partnerships
Nannette B. Phillips headshot
Mentoring Statement

Accepting new graduate students: Yes

Accepting new undergraduate students: Yes


117C M. White Smith Hall

Auburn University
College of Human Sciences
381 Mell Street
Auburn, AL 36849

(334) 844-3516




Fun Facts
Any lessons learned?
When life deals you lemons, make lemonade.

Favorite quotes/sayings?
Do to others as you would have them do to you. – Golden Rule

Hobbies/hidden talents?
I really enjoy listening to music (all the time), attending concerts, and watching live musicals and bands.

DBA Business Administration concentration Leadership, Walden University, 2017
MBA Business Administration, Troy University, 2005
B.A. English, Tuskegee University, 1993
Research Interest
• Strengthening Families
• Leadership Practices Supporting Retention
• Healthy Relationships
2017-21   President – Region IV Head Start Association
2018        Alabama Head Start Association Director (Administrator) of the Year
2017        Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business, Macon County Employee Retirement Association
2011-13   President – Alabama Head Start Association
2008        Support and Dedication Award – Alabama State University Four-Year Degrees Head Start Project
Selected Publications
Phillips, N. P. (2009). Family Engagement and Self/Time Management. Workshop presented to Family Service staff at Tuskegee-Macon County Head Start, Tuskegee, AL

Phillips, N. P. (2019). Family Child Care Partnerships Systems, Forms and Procedures. Workshop session presented to the Auburn University Family Child Care Partnership Department staff, Auburn, AL

Phillips, N. P. (2019). Alabama Department of Human Resources Minimum Standards for Daytime Childcare. Workshop presented to the Greater Peace Child Development staff, Opelika, AL

Phillips, N. P. (2018). Leadership Practices Supporting Retention in Head Start Organizations. Workshop presented at the National Head Start Association conference, Anaheim, CA

Phillips, N. P. (2017). Resolving Conflict & Negotiation Strategies. Presentation presented to the Business 101 class at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL