Patty Rudd Folse was born in Chicago and moved throughout the Midwest including Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Mathematics, and earned her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her 29-year career in education, including the past seven at Kehoe-France, encompasses work in the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools as a teacher, high school assistant principal and central office curriculum and instruction supervisor. Additionally, Patty was a math instructor at Archbishop Hannan High School. Patty teaches middle school science and enjoys making learning hands-on, student centered, and engaging. Her two sons, Jack and David are Kehoe-France alums. Patty and her husband Trey enjoy spending time with their family. As avid sports fans their interests include following the Saints and the Cubs. In her spare time Patty enjoys gardening, running, swimming, biking and Pilates.