Student Spotlight: Jennifer Patten

Jennifer Patten_IDPhotoJennifer Patten graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in English and Music. She also holds an M.M. from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music. Prior to joining the Arts Administration program, she served in the pilot Rhode Island Teach for America Corps and was hired as the founding 7th grade humanities teacher at the Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts (TAPA) in Providence. Emerging as a teacher-leader, Jennifer led arts integration initiatives with fellow academic instructors and artists-in-residence, crafting the trajectory of the school’s curriculum. After two years in the classroom, she became the Director of Curriculum Integration, formalized the school’s approach to arts-integrated education, oversaw all curriculum development, and lead the school as a member of the administrative team. Continue reading “Student Spotlight: Jennifer Patten”