Patricia Conwell (Patty) brings 40+ years of experience as an educator to Circle of Friends. She has been a general education teacher, Resource Specialist, special day class teacher, program specialist and the Director of Student Services in the Saugus Union School District. Following retirement, she worked as a program developer at Child & Family Center, a non-profit agency in Santa Clarita to research, plan and implement a unique grant-funded program for preschool children with emotional and behavioral challenges. She passionately believes that ALL children are an integral part of the school and larger community. She is proud to able to be part of the Circle of Friends team that really changes lives…one friendship at a time.