Patti Voelker graduated from the University of Portland with a Bachelor of Arts in Education, a minor in German, and a mathematics endorsement. Over the years, she obtained endorsements in Middle School Science, Social Studies, and English Language Arts.
Patti began her career teaching 6th-grade Humanities and then transitioned into teaching middle school mathematics. After four years of teaching, she spent several years as a stay-at-home mom and volunteering in school and as a coach. Before arriving at Park Academy, Patti taught middle school mathematics and humanities, calligraphy, ESOL, worked as a Benchmark Specialist and taught classes online.
Patti joined Park Academy in 2016 and taught several different subjects in the middle school. She now focuses on teaching mathematics to 5th – 8th graders and providing additional math support in the afternoon. She is very happy that she found Park Academy and looks forward to learning and growing with the Park Academy community.