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Diane Patrick's Biography

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Full Name:

Diane Patrick




Husband: Ned; 2 Children: Craig, Claire

Birth Date:


Home City:

Arlington, TX

PhD, Philosophy/Educational Administration, University of North Texas, 1999

MA, Elementary Education, University of North Texas, 1969

BA, Elementary Education, Baylor University, 1966

President, Board of Trustees, Arlington School District

Candidate, Texas State House of Representatives, District 94, 2014

Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 2006-2014

Member, Texas State Board of Education, 1992-1996

Member, Arlington School District Board of Trustees, 1981-1992

Former Member, Select Committee on Government Accountability and Efficiency, Texas State House of Representatives

Member, Select Public School Accountability Committee

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Early Childhood Education, Texas State House of Representatives

Member, Tarrant County School-to-Work Commission

Member, Tarrant County Youth Council

Director, Adult Program Services, CPC Millwood Hospital, 1992-93

Professor, Texas Christian University

Clinical Associate Professor, College of Education, University of Texas Arlington, 1994-2007

Consultant/School Board Trainer, Region Education Service Center IV, 1997-1998

Consultant/Community Liaison, Arlington School District, 1997

Director of Education, In-Patient and Adolescent Services, Bedford Meadows Hospital, 1989-1992

Teacher, Birdville School District, 1986-1989

Office Business Manager, Ned H. Patrick, Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1984-1986

Teacher, Richardson School District, 1967-1971

Teacher, Waco School District, 1966-1967

Member, Advisory Board, Texas Center for Educational Research

Former President, Arlington Independent School District Educational Foundation Board

Member, Arlington Independent School District Educational Foundation Board, present

Member, Arlington Republican Club

Former Member, Board of Directors, Arlington Museum of Art

Member, Board of Directors, Children's Advocacy Network

Member, Board of Directors, Texas Education Reform Foundation

Member, Consortium of State Organizations of Texas Teacher Educators

Member, Downtown Arlington Rotary Club

President, Executive Committee, Center for Professional Development and Technology

Member, Junior League of Arlington, present

Former County Co-Chair, March of Dimes

Member, Reagan Legacy Republican Women

Member, Republican Women of Arlington, present

Member, Women’s Policy Forum, Tarrant County, present


Friend of the Taxpayer, Alliance for Prosperity
Horizon Award, Christian Life Commission
Spirit of Collaboration, Collaborative for Children
Best of Rookie Class, Dallas Morning News
Champion of Free Enterprise, Texas Association of Business (TAB)
Golden Apple Award, Texas Association of Mid-Sized Schools
Charter School Advocate, Texas Charter School Association
Lone Star Conservative Leader Award, Texas Conservative Roundtable
Patient Advocacy Award, Texas Dental Association
Tribute to Texas Children, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA)
Champion of Children, Texas Equity Center
Excellence in Public Service Award, Texas Hospital Association
Legislator Honor Roll, Texas Parent Teacher Association