Patty graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A. in Economics and received her Masters Degree in Early Childhood from National Louis University. When her children attended Willow Wood, she served as a board member and also later was a substitute teacher. She is also currently a teacher at Kid Motion and this will be her third year there. Patty has three sons and one daughter. In her free time, Patty enjoys biking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.