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Patricia  Bayless
Special Education
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Graduated Parsons High School-1978

Attended Labette Community College

Graduated Pittsburg State University 1998

BS-Elementary Education and a Minor in Special Education.


I began teaching at Altoona, Ks Elementary & Middle School, through the ANW Special Education Cooperative.  I taught one year there, and moved to Galesburg, KS Elementary School for two years.  I resigned from the coop, and worked with my then fiance for 5 years.  I returned to teaching in Welch, in August 2005.  This is my 11th year at Welch, and this is my 14th year teaching Special Education.  I have taught students as young as Kindergarten through 12th grade.  I am currently teaching in the Middle School, with students in grades 5-8.  I have taught students with Specific Learning disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, Other Health Impairments, Austic, and students with MR.


Born and raised in Parsons, Kansas.  I have two older sisters, one brother, 3 nephews, and one niece.   I have lived in Miami, OK since 2007. Single, no children.