Patricia was born in Lima, Peru. From a very young age she was interested in health issues and excelled in mathematics. Therefore, her desire was to be a children's doctor. However, when she finished high school, she began to help younger children in her community with their schoolwork and saw that she liked it a lot, deciding to study education. She was also motivated by her family because her uncles are educators. In Lima, she obtained a bachelor's degree in Education in the specialty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of San Martín de Porres, as well as her licensure at the same university. In Peru, she worked for 13 years in education as a Biology and Chemistry teacher in elementary and middle schools. At the same time, she worked for the Peruvian government for 2 years in the area of science and technology,directing science laboratories and school science fairs. She studied Peruvian dances and participated for 3 years in the dance cast of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, which motivated her to travel through her country to learn more about its culture. In 2013 Patricia immigrated to Minnesota due to the love of her childhood friend and began her education studies again at Normandale College. She was a lead teacher in Spanish Immersion Preschools in Minnetonka and Eden Prairie for 3 years and began working at ISLA in 2017. She has worked in the RTI department as an educational assistant in mathematics and Spanish, acting supervisor of the After School “Aventuras” and in 2020-2021, a kindergarten teacher. She loves working with children, she loves to innovate and learn new educational strategies, and she really enjoys working at ISLA. This year She will be a Pre-K teacher again, starting a new stage at El Nido de ISLA that excites her because she loves working with children,she loves to innovate and create new educational strategies. “ISLA is my school and my family”