Patrice Ann Schanck

Klickitat (Grade 5 and 6) teacher

007Patrice was born in Virginia, where her early exposure to civility, civics and the American Revolution framed her ideas about the need to balance the virtue of good manners, the desire for personal liberty and the consideration of the greater social good. She explores the dynamic tension between these ideas today in her teaching.

She moved to the Pacific Northwest when she was eight. As a student at Catlin Gabel School she was exposed to truly progressive American education; the seeds of her philosophy as a teacher were laid then. She went on to get a B.A. from Reed College in English Literature and, later, a Masters Degree in Education from Lewis and Clark College.

As an educator, a belief in mutual respect between student and teacher, in-depth inquiry and creativity is her credo. She loves being at The Gardner School, where she can do the kind of teaching in which she believes.

Patrice has had a number life experiences that have contributed to her teaching, including being a reporting intern for a major daily newspaper, an acoustic musician, a workshop leader and lecturer, and a free-lance writer. Patrice is married and has one daughter who is attending Catlin Gabel High School and is a member of The Portland Ballet Youth Company.

Upcoming Events

Sep

17

Literacy in Early Childhood

11.45am Read More

Sep

17

Klickitat and Tahoma Curriculum Night

6.30pm Read More

Sep

22

Board Meeting

6.30pm Read More

Sep

24

Loowit and Wy’East Curriculum Night

6.30pm Read More

Sep

22-26

PTO Scholastic Book Fair

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Sep

26

Wheels in School Day

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Mark’s Newsletter

Sep. 18, 2014

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PTO Minutes

Calendar

Impt. Events 14/15

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