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Patricia Acosta

Mentor | Clinical Instructor
Faculty Program: 
Secondary Education

Patricia Acosta is a Tucson native who studied English Literature at the University of Arizona and has a Master's in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She worked as a high school English teacher for 8 years and was instrumental in creating the first Multicultural Literature course for English credit at Flowing Wells High School. Patricia also served as the English Department Chair at Pueblo Magnet High School for several years before she began her work as a middle school administrator for over 10 years. Patricia is currently working as an educational consultant specializing in culturally responsive pedagogy and methodology and also a Clinical Instructor/Teacher Supervisor for the University of Arizona South.