Jackie Duthler (Supervises Kinder, 2nd, 4th, & 6th)
Hi, my name is Jackie Duthler and I am one of the noon aides here at Patterson Elementary. I am a wife and a mom of 4 children. My family has been attending Patterson for the past 5.5 years and love this school. My younger daughters are in 1st and 5th grade currently at Patterson. I also have a son in 9th grade and a daughter in 7th grade. I also volunteer teach/aide with the Art Masterpiece program. I love to swim, be outdoors, garden, crochet and other crafts, and spend time with my family.
Cne’ Ward (Supervises Kinder, 1st, 3rd, 5th, & 6th)
My name is Cne’ Ward, and I am a 3.5 year breast cancer survivor. I have a 2nd grader here at Patterson. I enjoy working with children, and I’ve taught gymnastics and managed gymnastics programs for 20 years. My husband and I left Ohio in 2006 and have lived in IL, SC, CA (Corona & Bakersfield) and hope to stay in AZ. In addition to our daughter, we have Great Dane children as well.
Jami Betchner (Supervises Kinder, 1st, 3rd, 5th, & 6th)
Hi, my name is Jami Betchner. I am married and have 4 kids - Jaylee (22), Logan (18) college student, Thor (12) 7th grade at Payne and Kari (11) 5th grade at Patterson. When not running around to various after school sports with the kids, I enjoy working out, traveling and binge watching reality shows.
Edy Martinez (Supervises Kinder, 1st, 3rd, 5th)
Hi, my name is Edy Martinez and I moved my family from California to Arizona 8 years ago. I chose to work here at Patterson because I enjoy working with children. I like to walk daily in Adora Trails. Traveling has always been a passion of mine. Italy and Spain are among a few places I wish to see in my lifetime.
JoAnn Wellington (Supervises Kinder, 2nd, 4th, & 6th)
I moved from Troy, Michigan to Arizona in 2015. I started out as a volunteer (making copies, Room Parent, Art Masterpiece guide) at Patterson then in 2016-17 I decided to become a Noon Aide/Crossing Guard as well as step in as a one on one Paraprofessional when needed. My favorite role in my daily life is being a mom to my daughters (Victoria & Shyla).
Sherry Hynes (Supervises Kinder, 1st, 3rd, 5th, & 6th)
I am Sherry Hynes. I am the mom of eight beautiful children. 4 girls and 4 boys ❤️ I love to write and to read. My favorite author is Brené Brown. I have read all of her books, and more than once. I love all sports, especially football. The most important thing in this world to me is my family. “Courage is contagious. Every time we choose courage, we make everyone around us a little better and the world a little braver.” -Brené Brown
Hi, my name is Brittney Linn. My family and I moved to Gilbert from Washington State in February of 2019. I have two children that attend Patterson, a 3rd grader, Gabrielle and a 5th grader, Natalya. I have been an active volunteer in their classrooms and with the Art Masterpiece program. I enjoy hiking, reading and working out.
Hi, my name is Maria Jordan. I’m originally from Boston, Massachusetts, but have been living in Gilbert for almost 14 years. I’m married and have two daughters, Kim & Kristina. I’ve worked for CUSD for 3 years as the Kids Express site lead at Auxier. When I am not working at Patterson as a noon aide I enjoy being outdoors and staying active.