Danielle C. Patti was born and raised in Jamestown, NY. After pursuing a master’s in education in the field of counseling, she began her career as an elementary school counselor with the Southwestern Central School District. She later moved into a position as a high school counselor within the district to broaden her experience. After obtaining an additional master’s in education in the field of educational leadership, she transitioned into the role of elementary school assistant principal. Her experiences include presentations to the New York State School Counseling Association on the important role that counselors play in the special education process, chairing the committee on preschool education for Southwestern School District, and operating as past president of the Chautauqua County School Counselor’s Association.
Beginning her career as a counselor and later transitioning into administration has provided her with a wide range of experiences and knowledge in the field of human development. She refers to herself as an advocate for children and education. Believing that all students can achieve success is her motivation, and she strives to provide exceptional support and educational programming for the families within her school district.