Patricia (Pati) Manly graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelors and Masters in Education. With 34 years of teaching experience, she spent 28 of those years at Cooper City High School where she served as the English Department Chair. Pati has taught everything from American Literature, to grammar, to English Composition and at all levels including advanced, honors, and AP. In fact, her Advanced Placement Language and Composition class was the most sought after class in the school due to her overwhelming AP pass rate. Besides teaching, students could often find their beloved teacher on the courts as the coach of the tennis team for five years. For the past four years, Pati has been teaching SAT and ACT classes at Educational Pursuit as well as training students in essay writing and how to prepare for the AP exams.