A native of Chicago, Illinois, Pat Wilson holds a bachelor and a master’s degree from the Indiana University School of Education. Wilson began her career in 1973 with the Monroe County School Corporation as a teacher at Binford Middle School. She went on to work at Bloomington High School North where she currently serves as the Social Studies Department Chair. Wilson began teaching in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Indiana University Bloomington in 1989 and continues serving as an Adjunct Instructor. Additionally, she has served as a consultant to the Center on Congress (2005-2010), the Teacher as Decision Makers Program (1989-1995), and to the Religious Studies Summer Institutes (1978-1982) at Indiana University. From 2009-2013, Wilson served as the Project Director for “The History Educator’s Project”, a $500,000 collaborative grant that brought together faculty from IUB and the MCCSC. In 1998, she co-founded Bloomington North Habitat for Humanity, which is the most active student chapter in the United States. Wilson’s contributions to the Bloomington Community, the MCCSC, and Indiana University have been widely recognized at the National, State, and Local levels. Pat has been married to Gary Wilson since 1971 and they have one daughter Kelli who is married to John Wallace. They have two grandchildren, Caden and Olivia Wallace.