Patti Duncan

MYHS Lead Teacher

Ms. Patti Duncan, M. Ed., is thrilled to be returning to MYHS in the fall! While this will only be her second year at Desert Garden as a staff member, she has been associated with the school for numerous years as two of her grandchildren are being raised in the DGM environment.  Prior to teaching in MYHS, she taught for over 30 years in public schools and colleges. She has a Bachelor of Science in Education (emphasis on English and Reading), a Masters in Guidance Counseling and CTE, as well as Reading and Structural English Immersion Endorsements.  She is a fourth generation Arizonan and she has three adult children who were raised in Ahwatukee.  Outside of school, Ms. Patti’s life revolves around her five grandchildren. She also enjoys travelling and can’t wait to take on Yearbook, as well as mentoring the high school students in planning the MYHS field study trips for 2023!