Ms. Patel commits herself to helping each child succeed personally and academically.
Sonia Patel is originally from Sugar Land, Texas. She graduated from the University of Houston with aBachelor’s Degree in English and earned her Master’s Degree in Special Education from Vanderbilt University. She has been teaching elementary students in special education and general classroom settings for more than 15 years.
Having taught first, third, and fifth grades, she is excited to join the DAIS community as a second–grade teacher. Ms. Patel commits herself to helping each child succeed personally and academically. She utilizes student-centered learning and responsive classroom techniques to empower students. Ms. Patel looks forward to seeing smiling faces, experiencing different cultures, and exploring new places in Dalian.