Phone: 520 6965277
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Recreation and Leisure Services, Northern Arizona University M.A. K-8 Education, Northern Arizona University S.E.I. Endorsement Early Childhood Endorsement
Miss Patricia Lindberg, M. Ed.
3rd Grade Teacher
I have been a Rio Vista Bulldog for six years. I grew up in Tucson and in the Amphi School District. I have taught grades 1-5 over the past 20 years and look forward to this year's new adventures. I am one of eleven children. My mother was a teacher and five of us have followed in her footsteps.
Defining Moment in Education
I wasn’t always a teacher. Previously, I planned events as a Recreation Supervisor in California. Tucson has always been home to me so I moved back in 2001. I began as a substitute teacher at St. Ambrose Parochial school and found that I reveled in the “lightbulb moments” because the student and I found the right combination of strategies and they got it! I went back to school to study education and never looked back.
Core Educational Belief
Reading is everywhere so it is imperative that students are successful readers. I remember struggling to read as a child so I can empathize with children who share this experience. I also remember how I overcame this challenge. I did so with patient, clever teachers and the support of my family. Together we can!
Prior Experience –
- Recreation Supervisor, Dana Point, CA
- St. Ambrose Parochial School, Tucson, AZ – K-8
- Sunnyside Unified S.D., Tucson, AZ
- Craycroft Elementary – 4th
- Los Ranchitos Elementary – 1st
- Santa Clara Elementary – 3rd and 5th