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A life-long learner herself, continuous improvement is the lifeblood of Ms. Conrad. Although she has five years of teaching with CMSD, she is no stranger to the classroom, having had many aspects of adult classroom learning in her more than 20 years in the financial services sector. As a banker, she has held leadership roles which included managing a branch to managing national programs in the bank’s footprint states.
As schools continue to evolve, with her passion and enthusiasm, Ms. Conrad is committed to providing students the vital tools and skills to be successful in the 21st century while functioning as a media teacher, curriculum partner, and change agent.
Her love for working and teaching young minds go beyond the classroom. Ms. Conrad has hosted eight foreign exchange students, each for an entire school year, from countries in Africa and South East Asia, who all affably refer to her as “mom.” She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management, a Post-Baccalaureate degree in Legal Studies, and has done graduate studies in Human Resources. She is married to Chris Patton and has one adult son residing in Dallas, Texas.