A graduate of Moorhead State University with a BS in English, Patsy Brekke (a.k.a. Ms. B.), has been an English teacher since 1987. She has taught English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Reading and Study Skills in Minnesota, Oregon, and California. She has extensive experience with the California Achievement Writing Project and scoring timed essays, the Achievement Via Individual Determination Program (A.V.I.D.), The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW), Curriculum Development, and Leadership Training. On two occasions, Ms. B. was nominated Site Teacher of the Year at Wilson Academy of International Studies in San Diego, California. She proudly received the A.V.I.D. Teacher of the Year award from the San Diego County Office of Education in 1993.
Following her desire is to take the mystery and misery out of writing, Ms. B. tutored writing at The Academy through YEAH (Youth Educated At Home) from 2001-2016 and at WEST from 2009-2016. In 2016, Ms. B. moved all of her classes to a webinar setting as Writing Foundations expanded worldwide.
Ms. B. is the creator of the Writing Foundations Inc. and the author of the timed essay program Essays on Demand. Accredited in 2008 by the Institute for Excellence in Writing, Ms. B. has received the highest ranking of Accomplished Instructor. She continues to write curriculum and occasionally works as a teaching consultant, speaker, and publishing editor.
Ms. B. resides in the Minneapolis area.
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