Meet Amy Pataky

Gym-N-Learn Dept. Leader, Gym-N-Learn Instructor,  and Ready-2-Learn Instructor

Amy took gymnastic lessons at Shirley’s in Crown Point for eight years and here at Patti’s for six years. She was hired originally in 1991 and was employed for eight years during her high school and college years. After receiving a  B.A. in Elementary Education degree from Purdue University Calumet and teaching second and fourth grades for five years she decided to return as a gymnastics teacher. She also created the Gym-N-Learn Program, a fitness-based, educational preschool. Amy is certified in American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED. She also is certified by USA Gymnastics in Preschool Fundamentals, Kinder Accreditation for Teachers, and is Safety Certified. She has also attended various early childhood conferences throughout her career. Amy is married and resides in Schererville with her husband Michael and daughter Madalyn. If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions, don’t hesitate to contact Amy personally at mpataky@sbcglobal.net. Click HERE to watch a short “welcome” video from Miss Amy.

Fun Facts about Miss Amy

• Where were you born? Hammond, IN
• What is your favorite treat? Chips and salsa from Chili’s! 
• What is your favorite sports team? Cubs
• Cat or dog? Dog! 
• What is your favorite skill to teach? Forward Roll