Patricia Howick, MEd

Patricia Howick, MEd (no photo)


School of Education

Academic Credentials

M.Ed. in Special Education, American University; B.S., University of Iowa


Patty Howick joined Marymount in 2014. She taught as special education and general education teacher for 32 years before becoming an education lecturer. In addition to teaching introductory courses at Marymount, she serves as an advisor for special education majors and is a university supervisor. She also sponsors the education student organization called Teachers of Tomorrow and helps coordinate our education majors’ involvement in student-led activities for transition workshops for The Arc of Northern Virginia. She continues to support teachers in local schools and is passionate about ensuring the success of our teacher candidates. Her favorite activities outside of work include traveling, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with her family.

Teaching Areas

Introduction to General Education and Special Education; Foundations of Teaching and Learning; Psychology for Individuals with Exceptionalities

Research Interests

Co-Teaching, Teacher Retention, Collaboration, Learning Styles and Teacher Induction Programs




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