Phone: 217-532-5142


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Special Education MsEd in Special Education

Mrs. Patty Hernandez

Hello!  My name is Patty Hernandez and I am a Special Education Teacher at Hillsboro High School.  This is my 26th year in education and my 5th year at HHS.  This year I will be teaching Instructional English I, Instructional English III, Instructional English IV as well as co-teaching English I with Mr. Jason Burke and English II with Mrs. Kelly Powell. I graduated from Triad High School in 1989 and from SIUE in 1995 with a Bachelors of Science in Special Education.  I returned to SIUE in 2011 and completed my Masters in Special Education in December of 2013.  I am very excited to be here!  Go Hilltoppers!!!