Patricia Sutherland

Patricia Sutherland

Assistant Teacher

Partricia earned the Child Development Associate Credential (CDA), and has 45 hours of Department of Children and Families training. As an Early Childhood Educator, she is committed to offering a safe and loving environment for toddlers and children in which they can flourish. She is also patient and dedicated about working with children of all ages and skilled at remaining calm under pressure while keeping the childcare setting light and playful.

Patricia, also known as Trish, joined Collage Day School as a VPK Assistant Teacher. She eagerly sought her CDA and worked as the Lead Teacher for The Barn Owls Class. Prior to working at Collage Day School, she worked for 13 years at Accotink Academy. There, she served in various roles: she was a bus driver, a phono-visual specialist, an assistant teacher, a co-teacher, a lead teacher, an office manager, and the lead of extended day programs.

Patricia resides in Jacksonville with her husband of 30+ years and has three children. She enjoys spending her time with her family and her church, which fills her heart with joy.