Patricia Payne began her career in education as a teacher at Kinkeade Early Childhood School. After 6 years teaching Pre-K, she moved to Schulze Elementary where she taught Kindergarten and 4th grade.
She received an undergraduate degree from Lamar University and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas Dallas.
Mrs. Payne is excited to be back at Kinkeade, where her career began. She believes that Early Childhood Education is crucial, as it is the foundation for all learning. With students, parents, and staff, Mrs. Payne is excited to help our youngest students grow!