Patricia Rand is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education at Clarkson University’s Capital Region Campus. She has been with Clarkson University since 2015, after 15 years of teaching English at the high school level. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, placing her among 3% of the national teaching force with this elite distinction.
Her Bachelor’s degree in English and Master of Arts in Teaching English are both from Quinnipiac University, and she is a doctoral candidate in Literacy Teaching and Learning at the University of Albany. Her research interests include adolescent literacy, disciplinary literacy, diversity & inclusion, culturally-responsive teaching, teacher preparation, and education reform.
Ms. Rand teaches courses in literacy and English in Clarkson’s Master of Arts and Teaching program. She also supervises Residents, advises English MAT candidates, and co-facilitates diversity training workshops.
National Board Certified Teacher, Adolescent/ Young Adult English Language Arts
New York State Permanent Teaching Certificate, English 7-12