Brandi Hein- Educator

Brandi has been with parents as teachers since November 2015.  Brandi received a Bachelor's of Science in Education Degree from Baker University.  She has 9 years of elementary experience.  She also ran a home daycare for 7 years.  In her free time, Brandi likes spending time with her husband and their four children.  They enjoy reading, sports, camping, movies, the zoo, and relaxing together.

"I feel so honored to be able to be a part of the lives of families all over Marion County.  Celebrating and experiencing with them all the ups and downs of parenting is a joy like no other!"

Patty Traxson- Educator

Patty has been with Marion County PAT since August 2013. She graduated from KSU with a B.S. in Family and Child Development.   Besides raising her three children, Patty has been employed as a Special Education Para-educator and an Elementary School Library Aide for the last 21 years.  She recently moved to Peabody and is in close proximity to her three children and their families.  She likes to spend time with her family, working on her house projects, but loves getting to spend time with her grandson.

“I have enjoyed meeting families all over the county and experiencing with them the joys and concerns of raising children.”

Susie Kliewer- Coordinator/Educator

Susie is the newest member of the PAT team, beginning in June 2016.  She graduated from Hesston
College with a degree in Early Childhood Education, and received a BS in nursing from Wichita State University. After working in labor and deliver, long term care, and family clinics, as well as for a time in a South American clinic, she is excited to be working with parents and children.

"Adult education was a part of my nursing career that I greatly enjoyed, and working with parents to enhance the lives of their children will be a rewarding privilege."

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Becky Suderman- Educator

Becky has been with Marion County PAT since April 2008.  She graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Elementary Education with an emphasis on Family Studies.  She was a classroom teacher for 7 years and then decided to become a stay-at home mommy after the birth of her second child. 
  "I cannot think of anything I love more than working with children and their parents!  It is such a joy and privilege to watch them grow and change!"

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