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Raina Patton

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6th Grade
# of Years in Education: 17 (3 in Cascade)

Mrs. Patton relocated to Idaho with her family two years ago from North Texas. She has four children; three grown daughters who still live in Texas, and a son entering ninth grade in McCall. She has spent her career in the education field. Mrs. Patton spent the first ten years of her career in early childhood education as a Director of Montessori and Christian preschools.  After earning her public school teaching credentials, she entered the public education field as a fifth and sixth grade teacher. Mrs. Patton has taught several subject areas and grade levels in addition to interventions and Tier 2 supports. Raina earned her BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas and is currently completing MS in School and Community Counseling.

Mrs. Patton enjoys spending time outdoors time with her family, particularly hiking and snow skiing. Her family has four rescue dogs, which keep them extremely busy.  She is an avid reader and especially loves Historical fiction. Travel is another enjoyment of Mrs. Patton. She has traveled to Africa, Europe, Canada and Mexico.

Mrs. Patton hopes to encourage all students to take some risks and try to find solutions.  

Why does Mrs. Patton teach?
  1. I love to learn.

  2. Teaching allows me to challenge myself every day.

  3. It’s like a puzzle, and teaching allows me to try to figure things out.

  4. Children are a wonder and I’m inspired by their curiosity.

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