Mr. Whitecotton - Tech Class
MEET THE TEACHER
Mr. Patrick Whitecotton
My name is Patrick Whitecotton and I will be your child's technology teacher. This is my 23rd year of teaching and my 5th year at Alcoa Elementary. I serve not only as the technology teacher fro grades k-2, but I also serve as the school technology coordinator, website and social media administrator and the yearbook advisor. I look forward in teaching your child and ignite their discovery and passion for learning through technology.
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I was born in Ferguson, Missouri which is a suburb of St. Louis. I lived there until 6th grade and then moved to San Antonio, Texas where I attended middle school and high school. I graduated Holmes High School in 1983. I am married to my beautiful wife Nicole who is also a teacher! She teaches 8th grade at Clayton Bradley Academy. We have 7 daughters and 13 grand children.
Lee University: Bachelor's Degree - Early Childhood Education K-8 Certification Lee University: Master's Degree - Classroom Teaching and U.S. History.
- 21st Century Academy (Chattanooga, Tennessee): I began my career as a 6-8 grade science and math teacher for 4 years and spent one year teaching 5th grade
- East Lake Academy (Chattanooga, Tennessee): Served 3 years as the 6th grade computer technology teacher and school technology coordinator.
- Ooltewah Middle School (Chattanooga , Tennessee): Served 11 years as a computer technology teacher at Ooltewah Middle School. After writing a $30,000 grant inn 2011, I pioneered the first 1:1 paperless classroom in Hamilton County teaching 6th grade science and social studies while using an online learning management system.
- South Doyle School (Knoxville, Tennessee): Served 2 years as the middle school technology teacher and building level technology coordinator.
- Alcoa Elementary School (Alcoa, Tennessee): This is my 5th year at AES as the technology teacher and building technology coordinator.
Food: Pizza and Mexican food
Dessert: Ice cream and cheesecake
Drink: Dr. Pepper & Starbucks
Book: Harry Potter
Movie: Shawshank Redemption & Harry Potter
Singers & Bands: Lauren Daigle & Keith Green, STYX & Reo Speedwagon
Hobbies: Gardening, photography, camping and hiking
Vacation Spots: Disney World, Universal Studios & beach
Restaurant: Longhorn Steakhouse
Chromebook Care at Alcoa City Schools
Phone: 865-982-3120 ext. 2111
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