Phone: 401 683 2124, ext. 2113


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Mathematics and Secondary Education, Franciscan University MA in Philosophy, University of Rhode Island MA in Teaching Mathematics, Providence College Microsoft Office Specialist

Mrs. Patterson

Currently Teaching: AP CS Java Programming; Game Development using Visual Basic, and Advanced Concepts in Technology.

Students and Parents, please check Aspen pages for full course information.




Teaching in PSD since the Spring of 1995 as a Computer Science and Applications Teacher and for a short time, a Geometry teacher.



Member of PHS STEAM Team Spring 2014 - present

Technology Integration Specialist, grade 7, PMS, 1996-1997

Instructor, RWU, in Excel for Business Applications 2001

RiTE program participant and Guest Curator, Battleship Cove, 2003

Assistant to the director for Teacher Guest Curators, Battleship Cove, 2004-2005

Master of Arts in Philosophy

Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics

Life Certified in Secondary Mathematics

Certificate of Completion of Google Coursework in Computational Thinking, December 2015

Certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Office 2007 and 2010

Teacher/Mentor for Seaperch Underwater Robotics Summer Program, 2013

Participant in the Newport County Mentor Co-op, Fall 2015 -

Member of RI Computer Science Teachers of America, Winter 2013 -

Participant in CCS2, Fall 2015-

Participant in STEAM Certified Educator training from, January 2016-


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