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Pattison Elementary



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Barker.jpgDebbie Barker, Principal

​As principal of Pattison Elementary, I have the most amazing job, and I just love it!  I have had the privilege of teaching in various districts and at the elementary, junior high, and high school level, but I have spent the last 20+ years in Katy ISD.  I received my undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University with a specialization in reading and special education.  Immediately after graduation, I attended Texas A&M University (whoop!) where I was conferred my Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a Reading Specialist certification.  Later, I returned to school to receive my Administrative Certification.  

I love to spend time with my family, cook, and travel.  My husband, Dan, passed away several years ago from brain cancer, but I have a wonderful daughter, son-in-law, and grandson who reside in Katy.  I feel honored and blessed to work with the most amazing staff, students, and parents at Pattison!​

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schlottmann.jpgConnie Schlottmann, Assistant Principal

Every day at Pattison Elementary is rewarding and our Kids at Pattison inspire us to believe in our dreams.  They  know that what really matters in life is hugs, animals, kindness, friendship, and love!  That is why I love my job as Assistant Principal at Pattison.  I have had the privilege of teaching in various districts at the elementary level, but I have spent the last 20+ years in Katy ISD.  I have received my undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State University, and my Masters' degree in Administration with certification in Counseling and Special Education. 

I love to spend time with my wonderful family.  Ty graduated from Texas A&M and is working in Fort Worth.  Clay and his wife are Texas Tech graduates and now live in Denver, Colorado.  My husband and I love traveling and going on beach vacations with our kids.  I feel blessed and honored to work with the most AMAZING students, parents and staff at Pattison!!

roman.jpgKallie Roman, Assistant Principal

Hi! My name is Kallie Roman and I am grateful to be your Assistant Principal.  I graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and moved to Texas in 2005. I have taught both primary and intermediate grades, as well as served as an ELA/SS Instructional Coach and Instructional Coordinator in the district. 

I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, binge watching my favorite TV shows, spending time with family and friends, and traveling!  I am proud to be a Pattison Colt!


merriman.jpgKaren Merriman, Counselor

Hi, My name is Karen Merriman.  I am the counselor at Pattison Elementary.  I have been the counselor at Pattison for 20 years.  I am married to Tom Merriman and we have a daughter named Kathryn who is 21 and just graduated from the University of Texas at Tyler.  I love to read, take walks and spend time with my friends.

  ​​​Mona grit.pngMona Macias, LA/SS Instructional Coach

Each moment at Pattison is so special! As the Language Arts and Social Studies Instructional Coach, I am blessed to learn and work with and from outstanding teachers and children who are part of the amazing Katy ISD legacy. My 24 years in education have been in Katy ISD, and I believe in our district's mission to provide engaging and relevant learning experiences for each child.

From our supportive administration to dedicated teams of teachers, we strive to sustain a literate-rich environment that supports a reading and writing community of lifelong learners. I love our discussions that refine and develop our teaching craft so that each child will develop his or her reading, writing, creative, and critical thinking skills.

Since 2000, I have participated in Destination Imagination® as an appraiser for the Gulf Coast Regional, state, and Global Finals tournaments. My other hobbies include reading, history, technology, baking, gardening, and walking with my slightly spoiled dog, May. ​

Pennylane.pngPennylane Lara, Math/Science Instructional Coach​

As the math and science instructional coach at Pattison Elementary, I am fortunate to work alongside the most amazing teachers and incredible students in Katy ISD!

I graduated from the University of Houston and started my career in education over 20 years ago. I have two boys, who both attended Pattison. In my free time I enjoy baking, crafts, reading (math books of course!), trying new restaurants, and spending time with my family.

​At Pattison Elementary, we work hard to implement a strong math and science program that pairs quality instruction with an environment that fosters a community of learners.  Our goal is for all students at Pattison to have a fundamental understanding of math concepts, be confident problem solvers, and have a positive attitude toward math. We encourage our students to continue to love science, to question, to investigate, and to discover.

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Debbie Wagner.JPG​​Debbie WagnerPrincipal's Secretary

Hi…my name is Debbie Wagner.  I’ve been at Pattison for many years – first as a parent while my two children went through Pattison, and then as the school secretary.    This will be my 19th year working at Pattison Elementary.    My son and daughter are both married and I adore their spouses!  My favorite times are spent with them.  Outside of school I love to go to movies, read, cook, and of course, shop.  I also love to take trips with friends.     

Valerie Henry.JPGValerie HenryFinancial Clerk

Hello! My name is Valerie Henry and, I am the Financial Clerk.  I have two kids, a son who goes to UT and a daughter who works for Tauber Oil.  I have a MBA from UH and worked in the Land Department for Shell and Anadarko before coming to Pattison.  I played tennis in college and now play league and officiate College tennis and USTA tennis.

Claire Loria.JPG​​Claire LoriaAttendance Clerk

Hi, I am Claire Loria. I am the Registrar/Attendance Clerk and I am in my 8th year at Pattison.  I have a BS from the University of Mississippi.  I have two daughters and two wonderful grandsons.  In my spare time I spend as much time as possible with my grandsons and I love to read every chance I get.​

parker.jpg​Melinda Parker, Textbook Clerk

Hi, I’m Melinda Parker, the Textbook Clerk for Pattison.  I’ve lived in Katy for the past 16 years. I’m married to my husband Mark for 25 years and have two sons who attend SFA and Paetow High School.  I love the outdoors, especially hiking, and road trips with the family. I look forward to another wonderful year at Pattison!

Rebecca Dalton, Receptionist

As Receptionist here at Pattison I have the privilege of being the first person to greet our guests each and everyday. This will be my 3rd year!! I graduated from TCU with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. I worked in Retail for many years before being a stay-at-home mom. I have been married to Rett Dalton for 26 years and have two sons Price(24) and Jed(21).  When I am not working I enjoy yoga, shopping, making our house a home, and spending time with family and friends.

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