Pat Gordon has more than 15 years of experience in the field of special education, which has included many grade levels and public school settings. He has worked as a special education paraprofessional, teacher, coordinator, and director. Currently, Gordon serves as the director for student support services for Pine Island Public Schools #255. Prior to that, he worked in the Rochester and Chisago Lakes school systems. He received a bachelor’s degree from Lake Forest College, a master’s degree from the University of St. Thomas, and a director of special education license from the University of Minnesota.