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Pat Tomich

I am a life-long learning; by profession, I am a special education teacher. I teach with passion and the belief that within each student is the "inner teacher" guiding them to find the answers to life's most important questions. With that said, I seek creative ways to help my students discover their inner teacher. I find myself involved in a lot of projects and programs. Other interests include: writing and reflecting on my teaching practice, hosting guests at my BnB, DIY home projects, gardening, composting, aquaponics, reading, and spending time with family and friends. My life values are guided by the Gospel of Jesus and the Franciscan Charism. I am an Associate of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart which at the heart is showing compassion and doing works of neighborly love.

Called By Name

[Reflections of  SCORE Session 1; 09/09] I am Special!  I am loved! God calls me by name. The theme, Called by Name, provided some time to think about our names.  Though time didn’t allow for an ice-breaker,the children focused on personalizing their name cards which will be used for […]

New beginnings…

Saturday I woke up quite abruptly to the piercing sound of the alarm clock. It’s 4:40 am, my only day of the week to sleep in, and why is this alarm going off. I turned over, groping for the source of this annoying noise.  The big decision, do […]

The final days of summer

How quickly our summer break has passed. In three weeks we will be welcoming the children to SCORE.  As summer winds down, I’m starting to ready my mind and heart for the new SCORE year.  This is my third year of working with  parents preparing their child for […]