Patrice Wiley is 2024 Paraeducator of the Year
On August 24, 2023 Patrice Wiley of Therapeutic Day Program was named Paraeducator of the Year for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Patrice started at Cooperative Educational Services in 2002 in DLC. Since becoming an EI, she has worked in multiple departments such as Birth to Three, Diagnostic Center, and her current home is Therapeutic Day Program. Patrice is currently in ASL classes to become certified in ASL interpretation.

Patrice often says “My desire to assist our students, no matter their ability, become the best version of themselves is my ultimate objective. Children don’t care how much you know, they only need to know how much you care.”

Pictured above, Left- Dr. Michael McGrath, Director of Special Education, Left Center - Stacy Murphy, Therapeutic Day Program (TDP) Program Administrator, Right Center - Patrice Wiley, Paraeducator of the Year, Right - Dr. Charles (Chip) Dumais, Executive Director.