Welcome to Apparel and Textile Production and Fashion Merchandising! My name is Ms. Patrice Fitzgerald and I am a CTE teacher at Weaver Academy. I am a graduate from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Science with a concentration in Child Development and a Master's degree in Family and Consumer Science with a concentration in Human Development and Family Relations. I'm currently attending Fayetteville State University to earn my Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. This will be my fifth year teaching in high school. I have taught Apparel and Textile Production, Fashion Merchandising, foods and Nutrition, Interior Design, Principles of Family and Human Services and Child Development. I'm looking forward to getting to know each of you here at Weaver Academy! Lets make it a GREAT one!