Patrick Flynn is a retired elementary teacher and principal. He taught for several years in greater Minnesota before serving 11 years as an elementary teacher and nine years as an elementary principal in the Anoka Hennepin School District 11. He finished his K-12 administrative career in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, where he was an elementary school principal for 11 years. He began working at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota as a university supervisor in the Master of Arts in Special Education program in 2011. Flynn has an Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.) from the University of St. Thomas.