Hughes, Patty

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Patty Hughes


Patty Hughes joined the Progressive Education Program the fall of 2018,  as Assistant Director/Assistant Principal after working as an Exceptional Children’s Program Specialist from 2014-2018 for Buncombe County Schools. Mrs. Hughes taught Special Education at the High School level in both Mitchell and Yancey Counties before moving to Buncombe County Schools in 2014. Ms. Hughes experience also includes the roles of  Behavior Intervention Specialist and Transition Specialist in Yancey County Schools.

Mrs. Hughes received her Post-Masters Certification in School Leadership from Western Carolina University. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Wingate University and a Master of Arts in Teaching in Adapted and Comprehensive Curriculum from Western Carolina University.  Ms. Hughes is also licensed as an Exceptional Children's Program Administrator.