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Meet our Lower School Director

Ms. Pat Genovese

Ms. Genovese enthusiastically begins her 10th year teaching Kindergarten at Notre Dame Academy and her 4th year as Director of the Lower School. Her experience teaching multiple lower grade levels, as well as her time as a principal and vice principal, make her a perfect fit for our school and this position. Her educational background consists of a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles; Clear Multiple­Subjects Teaching Credential, Masters Degree in Childhood and Adolescent Literacy, and Reading Credential from Loyola Marymount University. Ms. Genovese believes in nurturing students’ natural inclination to explore, discover, and wonder by providing a joyful, stimulating, and reassuring environment.