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Director of Special Education
Patricia has been teaching and motivating students in Florida since 1974. She appreciates that students learn when they enjoy the work and she feels privileged to be a teacher.
Patricia has taught a variety of students, grade levels and subjects in the Miami Dade County school system, including ESOL. She has a broad range of instructional practices at her disposal and she has the experience and intuition to find the most effective teaching techniques of each her students to be successful.
A teacher’s teacher, she has provided in-service instruction to teachers as well. She currently teaches Language Arts and Math to high school students with a variety of learning challenges. She also works as a tutor, curriculum writer and sales representative for educational materials.
Patricia holds a Bachelors in Education and a Masters in Educational Psychology, both from Florida Atlantic University. She also holds the equivalent of a Specialists degree from the FAU/Miami Dade In-Service Program.