Patricia Morrissey

Instructor of Internet Safety and Current Events, Threshold Program

Patricia is an Instructor of Internet Safety and Current Events for the Threshold Program.  She has dedicated her entire teaching career to adults with learning differences. She has been an integral part of the Threshold Program for over 20 years both in the classroom and as the former Director of Transition and Bridge for over 10 years. At Lesley, she teaches the following courses: Apartment Living, Current Events, and Internet Safety. 

Her goal is to teach each of her students to not just acquire, but also master the skills they need to live both independently and safely. Patricia works with each individual to ensure that they understand the positive contributions they bring to society and to their communities.

Patricia holds a BS from Lesley College and a MA from Lesley University. 


  • Learning Disabilities of America
  • Lesley University Community of Scholars
  • Patricia has participated in panels and as a Speaker at numerous symposiums focusing on Life Skills for Adults with learning differences at Lodi, CA Unified School District