Patricia completed her degree of Bachelor in Secondary Education, major in English, from the Royal and Pontifical University of Santo Tomas, Cum Laude. She proceeded to teach in the high school departments of exclusive private schools in Metro Manila. Eventually, she was accepted as a college instructor by her alma mater, UST. She became part of the Languages Department of the Faculty of Engineering, as well as the Senior High Department. She also has a wide array of subject expertise: World Literature, Oral Communication in Context, Reading and Writing, English for Academic and Professional Purposes, to name a few. She has just completed her Master of Arts in Communication from the Ateneo de Manila University. One of the recognized top users of the electronic-Learning Access Program of UST, she has been certified as an Educational Technology Instructor. She is also a Microsoft Certified Innovative Educator.