January Featured Instructor
Patti Venturella is an instructor who teaches a variety of classes at SLU‘s Workforce Center. Her specialties are technical classes, such as C# and C++, Web Development, Adobe and Microsoft Office Applications. While she is very talented inside the classroom, one of her greatest qualities is her ability to connect to students on a personal and professional level. She builds relationships with her students which allow her to understand their perspectives and how to make class materials relevant and applicable in their daily lives.
Patti is a professional Software Developer and Business Productivity Specialist with more than 25 years experience as an IT Trainer and IT Consultant. After graduating from University of Missouri at Rolla with a BS in Computer Engineering, her professional career blossomed in a variety of industries, including: education, manufacturing, retail and medicine. Currently, Patti is a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert and holds a certificate in Healthcare IT.