Patricia Hughes-Fitzgerald is a Program Specialist at the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) where she provides content expertise in the areas of curriculum and instruction. Tricia’s work focuses on curriculum and instruction support for educators in K-12, career tech, and post-secondary. In addition to her work as a program specialist, Tricia serves at the Buckeye Wellness Innovator for the Center.
Tricia brings over 20 years of experience in education to CETE. She spent 15 years as a high school social studies teacher before transitioning to Curriculum and Instruction Specialist at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH. It was from there that she joined CETE. Tricia holds bachelor’s degrees in History and Secondary Education and a master’s degree in Secondary Education – Curriculum and Instruction all from the University of Cincinnati.
When not working, you can find Tricia trying her best to make her family and friends laugh or walking her dog, Tater Tot.