Welcome to Ms. Patterson's ClassroomKaty Patterson
Email: email@example.comMy Mission for Crossroads Arts and Science Early College9th and 10th grade English
Students will grow as learners and as responsible contributors to our global society.About Me"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."--William Butler YeatsEducational Background
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Academically Gifted Certification
National Board Certification-Language ArtsMasters Degree in Middle Grades EducationI left the field of Chemical Engineering in 1999 and taught Advanced Language Arts at Brawley Middle School and Mt Mourne IB until 2016. I have also taught Social Studies and Science in 8th grade. I serve on the Northern Region Odyssey of the Mind Board as Regional Treasurer and serve on the State Board for NCOM as the State Secretary. I look forward to working with OM teams from Crossroads! I am also the school sponsor/coach for our new Battle of the Books program-Read On!My youngest child, my son Graham, graduated with a degree in Film Production from UNC Wilmington and is currently a lead editor for a film company called Modern Post in New York City. My daughter Samantha graduated with a degree in Sociology from UNC Chapel Hill, received her Masters Degree at UNC Chapel Hill, and is employed full-time as an Occupational Therapist in the Pinehurst area. My daughter Natalie graduated from NC State in 2010 with a degree in Chemical Engineering with an emphasis on Bio-Molecular/ Bio-Technology. She is employed by R.E Mason in Raleigh as a control systems engineer. My oldest child, Risa, is a graduate of Appalachian State. Risa gave up her career as a rock star...she was the keyboardist/vocalist for the rock band The Design in Raleigh along with Voice star Kat Robichaud for several years. She currently lives in both San Francisco and Raleigh, working for Shawk Graphics as a graphic arts designer and doing freelance work as well.
I enjoy cooking, gardening, running and reading while at home. Snow skiing and scuba diving are my favorite activities when I get the chance to travel.Atomic Bomb Project: http://crossroadsatomicbombproject.weebly.comPeriodic Table: http://go.hrw.com/resources/go_sc/periodic/SSHK1PER.PDF1st Block Groups Presentation Link: http://tinyurl.com/nthucb82nd Block Groups Presentation Link: http://tinyurl.com/o3dgyoh4th Block Groups Presentation Link: http://tinyurl.com/ljkcksn
Last Modified on April 4, 2019