Patricia Seekell is a program specialist for the PbS Learning Institute. She graduated from Villanova University with majors in Sociology and Criminal Justice. As an undergraduate, she tutored at SCI-Graterford in Pennsylvania to help inmates work toward obtaining their GEDs. Patricia has prior experience in survey research, criminal background investigating, as well as search engine optimization, content writing, and market research for a couple of small web-based companies. Patricia is a member of the PbS Help Desk team and coordinates special projects including the development of the reentry measurement standards.