Patty Kincheloe

Academic Manager
Patty Kincheloe
Patty Kincheloe brings 35 years of teaching and coaching experience to her position as Academic Manager for the Ranch for Kids. During this time, Patty has taught a variety of ages, from first to eighth grade, as well as serving for six years as the principal of a middle school and as an adjunct professor at Flathead Valley Community College. In addition to teaching, she has coached both volleyball and track for the Eureka school district for 33 years.

In her role with the Ranch for Kids, Patty is responsible for overseeing the education of students at the ranch. She manages curriculum for all ages and facilitates program adaptations to best suit each child’s needs. In addition, Patty oversees all members of the teaching staff and serves as a point of contact for all parental questions and communication regarding education.

Patty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Kentucky and a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Montana. She is also a First Aid Instructor with the Red Cross and an Emergency Medical Technician and is additionally certified in CPR and MANDT.

Outside of her career as an educator, Patty is the president of the Eureka Ambulance Service as well as a lead instructor for the state. She is also a member of the Lincoln County High Lions Den. She enjoys reading, cooking, outdoor activities and sports.