Patti holds both Bachelors and Master of Science degrees from Texas Tech University. She has 35 years of experience in education. She has worked as a classroom teacher, counselor, and as an educational consultant in administrative services at Regions 17 and 18. Patti retired from Copperas Cove ISD where she was a high school assistant principal, an elementary assistant principal and principal of Clements/Parsons Elementary. She brought that campus from an acceptable rating to exemplary! One of Patti passions is developing new teachers.