Patricia Weinzapfel to Direct Full Service Community School Program


Patricia Weinzapfel to Direct Full Service Community School Program

Patricia Weinzapfel has been named to the position of project director for a new grant-funded program designed to impact schools, students, and families through community partnerships. The Full-Service Community Schools grant will continue and enhance work already in place targeting the Academy for Innovative Studies, Cedar Hall Community School, Culver Family Learning Center, Lincoln School and McGary Middle School.

Weinzapfel officially began her position today (Nov. 16).

Weinzapfel holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

She is a founding member of the Evansville Regional Autism Coalition, a group dedicated to bringing together social service agencies, educators, and healthcare professionals to help families deal with the challenges of Autism. She is also a sustaining member of Junior League of Evansville, which created a Community Resource Room at Cedar Hall Elementary, the EVSC’s first Full Service Community School. She is also actively involved in CYPRESS – committee to promote respect in schools; and has worked as a volunteer with the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville, Evansville Sister City Committee, helping to develop a sister city in China; and is a board member of the Indiana Jewish Historical Society.

She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern Indiana where she created curriculum and taught introductory broadcast journalism courses. Prior to that she was a line, investigative, and special projects producer for WTHR-TV in Indianapolis. She also had been a reporter with Evansville’s WFIE-TV and WSBT-TV in South Bend.


    • Maybe our readers are just being respectful of Mrs. Weinzapfel’s status as a private citizen. She applied for a job and she was chosen. We have no reason to scream about that.

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