PATRICIA KALVAITIS joined the NSE staff in January 2018 and serves as Member Outreach for both AATSP and National Spanish Examinations. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree and Certification in Secondary Education from Indiana University and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Olivet Nazarene University. Prior to joining the NSE, she taught Spanish at Lowell High School, then taught Social Studies at the middle school level. Before retiring in 2017, Patty also taught AP Psychology, General Psychology and US History. She has been a member of MENSA for 35 years and enjoys reading almost everything except technical manuals, traveling throughout the US, visiting National Parks and historical sites, and taking in the vast and varied culture of our country. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with family, especially her 7 grandchildren.