Shelton Board of Education candidate: Patti Moonan

Patti Moonan

Patti Moonan

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Patti Moonan


Board of Education


Incumbent: No

Current job: Moonan is employed by the town of North Haven Counseling Services as a counselor. In this capacity, she continues to be involved with the educational concerns of her school age clients. Moonan is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than 10 years of experience of coordinating efforts between school age children, their families and school personnel for the betterment of that child’s educational experience. These efforts include attending and providing recommendations at 504 and Planning and Placement Team meetings. From December 2012 to July 2017, Moonan worked as a mental health provider at a non-profit organization in Sandy Hook as that community was healing from the horrific aftermath of a mass school shooting.

Education: Moonan earned her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University and her BA in English from the University at Albany.

The most important issue in this election: No response

Other issues: No response

Family: Moonan is the mother of three adult children and a grandmother of a 2 year old boy.

Previous elected offices, community group affiliations: Moonan is a member of the Shelton Democratic Town Committee. She serves on the Issues Committee, is the volunteer coordinator and a member of the Executive Board Committee.