Patsy Hamby

Patsy Hamby
Dallas, GA
United States

High School Teacher
Sources such as ReadWriteThink and National Writing Project summer institutes provide the primary means of improving instruction: teachers sharing with other teachers strategies they have found to be successful in their classrooms.

Patsy is a high school American Lit/Comp Lead Teacher, and she also tutors part time in the Writing Center for the English Department at Kennesaw State University, where she is enrolled in the EdD program. She has a Master of Arts in Professional Writing, a Reading Endorsement Certification, and a Specialist Degree in Curriculum.

A Teacher of the Year at Hiram High School in Paulding County, Georgia, she is Past Chair of the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project Advisory Council and has presented at conferences and professional development events as well as performed consultant work. Patsy's ReadWriteThink lesson plans focus on engaging students in literature-to-life connections.