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 25th year in education and my 4th year at HHS.  This year I will be teaching Instructional English III as well as co-teaching Oral Communications with Mr. Jason Burke, English II and Readers Response with Mrs. Kelly Powell and English I with Mrs. Julie Pachesa. 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!!! 



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*Please click on the Helpful Resources tab to view the Instructional English III "Return to Learn Tool".  You will also find a link under this tab that provides a short tutorial on how to use the new Schoology system.