LORI PATOCCHI, Fifth Grade Associate Teacher, has enjoyed more than 20 years of experience working with K-8 students in various Healdsburg schools. She is a graduate of Sonoma State University with a B.A. Degree in Liberal Studies and completed the SSU Multiple Subject Credential Program. Learning is as much of a passion for Lori as teaching; therefore, she believes that instruction should be driven by what students have to contribute to the learning environment. Lori is inspired and motivated by the individuality of her students and strives to help them achieve success in all areas of learning.