Patsy Lewis has an innate ability to understand the varying needs of both teachers and students, facilitating relationships in which mentoring and coaching are most successful. Patsy’s flexible nature is observed through her lesson delivery as she often switches gears seamlessly in response to the student’s abilities. While her prior experience as classroom teacher is demonstrated through a practical approach, Patsy instills standards of academic excellence through personal connection and motivation. She was thrilled to join the Literacy How team in August 2012. Patsy received a B.S. in Psychology and Masters in Teaching from Sacred Heart University. She is certified for general education in Kindergarten through third grade, as well as Special Education for preschool and Kindergarten.