Life member to Cedar's Medical Center Auxiliary, volunteer for Concerned Citizens
Patti Ward is a graduate of Barry University, with a Bachelors of Science Cum Laude 1981. She received a Masters of Urban Education from F.I.U. in 1992. She has 25 years teaching experience in Miami- Dade County Schools. She has been selected 4 times for “Who’s Who of American Teachers”, selected as Chapter I teacher of the year, a directing teacher of 5 interns, a MetLife TNLI Fellow and has been awarded grants from The Education Fund Impact II grant, Citibank Success Fund grants, Cedar’s Medical Center grants, and Adopt a Classroom grants. She has published a case study "Leaving the Minorities Behind", action research, and is currently disseminating two grants "Mirroring Our Minds" and "Celebrate Us".