Patricia Duncan has a passion for helping people reach their potential through education and training. Her areas of expertise include literacy, math, assessment, professional development, curriculum evaluation, design and delivery, differentiation, learning styles, and coaching. Patty has successful experience teaching preK- graduate students as well as diverse populations in special needs including brain injured, learning disabled, mentally and physically challenged, and gifted students at all age/education levels. She is experienced in both classroom and online delivery. Her expertise and passion for education make her a popular presenter at local, regional, state and national conferences. Her results driven coaching is in continuous demand in school districts nationally. She has earned a BA in mathematics and English from Buena Vista University; an MSS in Education from The University of South Dakota; an MA in English from The University of South Dakota; and an MBA from Kaplan University. She continues to learn through attending seminars and workshops as well as continuous networking with the top researchers in education. She maintains a permanent professional teaching certificate in Iowa 7-12 in Mathematics, English, Psychology, Sociology, and K-12 in Talented and Gifted as well as certifications in other states in the areas of English, mathematics, and psychology.
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