Dr. Patricia Jordan

New York City, NY | Years Taught: 1972 – 2001

Patricia feels that academic preparation, in addition to the equally significant personality components of passion and persistence, are core components of the art of teaching. Dr. Jordan explains that her past classrooms were entertaining, encouraging, and educational spaces. Her approach to teaching was to maintain her students’ comfort and confidence so that they could best learn and appreciate mathematics.

Additional Recognition

  • 2004 • Chasing Rainbows Award (Dolly Parton Foundation)
  • 1998 • Tandy Corporation Technology Scholar
  • 1995 • National Council of Negro Women Achievement Award
  • 1993 • Disney Teacher Award
  • 1993 • New York State Teacher of the Year
  • 1993 • NAACP Humanitarian Award