Hi! My name is Patti Chimino and I am so lucky to be in such a fabulous school district.
I received my Bachelors in Education at Eastern Illinois University. My Husband Mike and I have 3 children. Ben (17), Brady (16) and Bella (13).
I feel so blessed to be part of the Haines family. It is such an awesome place to be. I LOVE teaching and I LOVE kids. We have FUN learning everyday!
I started my teaching career in 1997 teaching 3rd and 4th grade in Midlothian for 3 years. I was lucky to take 13 years off after to raise my 3 kiddos:)
I started back slowly as a Paraprofessional at Spencer Trail for 2 years and learned so much.
This is my 4th year teaching at Haines. I LOVE the Haines family!!!!
Eastern Illinois University
Favorite Thing About Teaching:
Seeing my students grow as learners and individuals and Ahh-Ha Moments.
Watching my kids in extra-curricular activities, road trips, and spending time with my husband and 3 kids.
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein