Ron Patten

Ron Patten joined NCSSM in July 2023 as an Instructor of Mathematics on our Morganton campus. He grew up in Charlotte, NC, and earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at NC State University. Prior to NCSSM, Ron was an actuarial consultant and a retirement benefit specialist for Fortune 500 companies for nine years in Winston-Salem, NC, and Atlanta, GA. He is a National Board Certified Teacher who taught high school math for Lincoln County Public Schools from 2005 to 2023. Ron was the advisor for many clubs and committees, including the Chess Club, Quiz Bowl, and Scholarship Committee. Outside of school, Ron’s favorite pastimes include reading, playing tennis, travel, gardening, woodworking, biking, and cheering for the Wolfpack and Carolina Panthers.


BS, Applied Mathematics, NC State University

Master of Statistics, NC State University