Brenda Patranella

BrendaPreschool Assistant

Allen Faculty Member since 1997


Academic Background:

What do you love about Allen? I believe in who we are and what we value, and Allen is an extension to my family and is my second home

Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:

What are you passionate about? Teaching, watching children learn and grow

Interesting Facts about you: I love to read, and I love the Avenger movies! I have six grandchildren

Favorite book? Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare, and Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Favorite quote? “Life isn’t measured by the breaths that we take but by the moments that take our breath away.” (unknown)

What causes are close to your heart? St. Jude Children’s Hospital

If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Hermione Granger from Harry Potter…because she loved to read and learn!