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Director of Curriculum & Student Services

Patrick Atkerson, Ph.D.  
Director of Curriculum

Patrick Atkerson has worked as a certified teacher for more than two decades. He has worked in both public and private schools teaching students in grades third through eighth. Patrick has received many awards and certificates through his teaching career and brings with him a wealth of knowledge in understanding schools, children, families, and how they interrelate. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum Design, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Education. As the Director of Curriculum and Student Services, Patrick coordinates efforts to serve the learning needs of all of SAA's students and assists teachers in building strong curricula and effective teaching practices.

"Working at The Academy has been such an amazing opportunity. Each day I am lucky enough to be part of a community that understands and values boys and their uniqueness. One of the things I most enjoy about SAA is the way boys are encouraged to be bold, curious, and enthusiastic." 

Articles by Dr. Patrick Atkerson