Roxanne Patterson graduated from the University of Tennessee with at Bachelors of Arts Degree in 1996 and Masters of Science in Elementary Education in 1997. In 2006, she earned her Educational Specialist Degree in Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University.
Mrs. Patterson’s career began at Horace Maynard Middle School in 1997 as a 7th grade English teacher which led to her teaching 6-8th grade Advanced Placement English and Journalism until 2005. At that time, Mrs. Patterson was promoted to Administrative Assistant at HMMS. Her duties included student testing, discipline, teacher evaluation, school improvement plans, parent meetings, 504 Building Coordinator, S-Team Coordinator, and facilitating the development of the school plan to acquire SACS Accreditation. In 2007, Mrs. Patterson became the Attendance Supervisor/Court Liaison/DHA Chairman/504 Compliance Coordinator for Union County Public Schools. In 2008, Mrs. Patterson became the Home School Coordinator, and in 2011, she began to work as the Professional Development Manager. She continues to work closely with the school administrators, teachers, counselors, Juvenile Court, the Department of Children Services, and other service organizations to assist families with attendance, educational or disciplinary issues.