Patrick Albano

Patrick Albano

Teaching Policy Fellow
Shelby County Schools
Soulsville Charter School
8th grade writing teacher
Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.

Patrick Albano teaches 8th grade writing at the Soulsville Charter School, a 6-12 school in Memphis, where he also coaches high school rugby. Previously, Patrick taught 6th-8th grade English Language Arts at Sherwood Middle School, where he coached baseball and football and helped to build a sustainable school garden. While at the school, Patrick collaborated on writing a school improvement grant for Sherwood Middle to become part of the Innovation Zone, an initiative to bring schools at the bottom 5% to the top 25% within five years. Patrick graduated from the University of Florida with a BA in Anthropology and Political Science and earned an MEd from the the University of Southern California.