New Howell Public Schools Director of Special Education Announced

New Howell Public Schools Director of Special Education Announced
Posted on 08/25/2016
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Howell Public Schools is pleased to announce that Malissa Patrick has been selected to be its next director of special education. Patrick will replace Doug Haseley who was recently hired as the Livingston Educational Service Agency’s executive director of special education. Patrick has worked in Howell as a special education supervisor for three years. While Patrick will work in Howell, she is an employee of the Livingston Education Service Agency (LESA).

“I have been incredibly impressed with Malissa and her dedication to the students of Howell Public School. Her knowledge, skills and experiences have prepared her for this new role,” said Erin MacGregor, Howell Public Schools superintendent. “I am confident that she will excel in this new role.”

“I am excited and honored to continue to serve the students and families of Howell Public Schools in this new role,” said Patrick. “Working with our outstanding teachers, administrators and support staff it is my goal to ensure that all students can find success while at Howell Public Schools.”

Prior to becoming the Howell Public Schools supervisor of special education, Patrick spent ten years as a school psychologist with LESA. She has also spent time as an instructor at Wayne State University.

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University, a Masters of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Psychology and Courses for School Psychology Certificate in School and Community Psychology both from Wayne State University and an Educational Leadership degree in Special Education Administration from Grand Valley State University.

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