This is Ms. Fitzpatrick's 14th year of teaching but her first here at Riverside. She is the new Kindergarten/First Grade Teacher. Ms. Fitzpatrick previously taught at River Valley for 9 years, and in Benton Harbor and Oklahoma City prior to that. She has her Bachelor's degree from Grand Valley State University in Special Education and Elementary Education. She is certified K-5 all subjects, K-8 self-contained, with endorsements in Early Childhood Education and Emotional Impairment.