Meet Our Newest Leaders, Part 6 Of 8

Carl Ben Eielson Assistant Principal Pat Cummings has been with the District since 1996. Meet her in our continuing series on individuals who began leadership roles for the District over the summer.

Why did you initially want to get into the field of education?
I wanted to contribute to the growth and development of the young people of our community.

What did you do before accepting your most current position?
I worked as a speech/language pathologist at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School and I was the district’s Asperger’s Teacher Coach.

Tell us about your family:
My husband, Ken, and I live in West Fargo.  We have two daughters Erin, 25, and Meredith, 22.

What do you like to do outside of work?
I enjoy reading and golfing.  Ken and I have also begun exploring the many bike paths in the Fargo area.

What about FPS makes you most proud?
I am proud to work for a district that holds itself to a high level of excellence.