Mr. Keith J. Patterson - 2nd Grade



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science - Physical Sciences US Coast Guard Academy Master's in Business Administration Webster University Master's in Elementary Education Liberty University

Mr. Keith J. Patterson - 2nd Grade

Matapeake Elementary School

651 Romancoke Road

Stevensville, MD 21666

         Hello all!  I am excited to be here at Matapeake Elementary School!  I began teaching 2nd grade here in December 2015, so this will be my fifth full year at MES as a teacher.  I started the 2015-2016 school year as a Title I Teacher at Grasonville Elementary.  Prior to that I was the Reading Tutor for MES.

I graduated from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Physical Science/Chemistry and have obtained an MBA from Webster University.  I then graduated with honors from Liberty University with my Master's in Elementary Education.

After graduating from the Academy I spent just over 11 years in the Coast Guard as a ship driver and helicopter rescue pilot.  I was then hired by the Maryland State Police as a medevac pilot and Flight Instructor.  I retired after 20 years from the MD State Police in 2014 and turned to my passion; teaching!

My awesome wife, Nikki, who is Physician Assistant, and I will be celebrating our 24th anniversary this year. We have two daughters who are the loves of my life. Ella (17) is a senior this year at KIHS and Caitey (16) is in 10th grade at KIHS.

            I enjoy doing many things in life, but most of all I enjoy life. But to be more specific, I enjoy reading, cycling, playing golf, and just about anything with my family. My two girls keep me busy.  I am constantly running them back and forth from dance/theater, softball, filed hockey, and music lessons.  I am a big Orioles fan and I have been a lifelong Vikings fan.