Pat brings 30+ years of Montessori experience to Hillside, twelve of which she served as both director of a First Presbyterian Montessori Preschool and Kindergarten as well as lead for a Toddler community.

She received her Montessori certification through the North American Montessori Center. Originally from Dothan, Alabama, Pat graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Auburn University.

She and her husband Mark moved to LaGrange shortly after marrying in 1979. They have three adult children and seven grandchildren, all of whom have attended or will attend Montessori. Pat enjoys gardening, hiking, camping and spending time with the grandchildren.

She served on the original steering committee for Hillside Montessori and is thrilled to serve the Hillside community as the Toddler Lead Guide.