The Joyce and Thomas Moorehead Scholarship Foundation

The Joyce & Thomas Moorehead Foundation



"Educating Today's Scholars, Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders"

Patricia Hopkins

Patricia Hopkins is a retired educator who dedicated her life to educating children.  Over a teaching career that spanned 33 years, Pat taught kindergarten through ninth grade students.  She taught general education, home-bound education, and special education.


She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Kansas State College of Pittsburgh. She then pursued a Masters Degree in Special Education from the University of Kansas, that focused on the needs of orthopedically-handicapped students.


Helping parents of children with academic challenges become strong advocates for their children is very important to Pat.  She is the proud mother of two children and lives in McLean VA with her husband.