Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Tammy Patterson

I am thrilled to serve the Ferndale Middle School Community as the International Baccalaureate Coordinator (IB)I began my educational career twenty years ago in Guilford County Schools at Sedalia Elementary, and have had the opportunity to serve in many roles, including a Classroom Teacher, Induction and Support Coach, Program Specialist, Curriculum Facilitator, and High School Assistant Principal. I am committed to student success inside the classroom and in life.  I am a proud graduate of Elizabeth City State University, an HBCU, where I received my Bachelor’s in English. There afterward,  earned my MS Degree from the University of New Haven.  In 2007, I received an Administrative Licensure from High Point University. I am especially proud to hold my National Board Certification, 2002-2012 and 2012-2022.   Supporting students is my life’s work, and I believe that student success begins with establishing meaningful relationshipsestablishing strong connections, and working collaboratively with others.