Mr. Patrick McHale '87 » About Mr. McHale '87

About Mr. McHale '87

Began his career at St. Joe's in 2007
Education: BA in History, University of Rochester; MA in History, University at Buffalo
Other roles held at St. Joe's: Co-Moderator of the annual SJCI Political Debate and Pitman Lecture Series Moderator
St. Joe’s was a remarkable force in shaping Mr. McHale's life when he was a student here, so it's no surprise that, for him, the best part of being a member of the faculty is having the opportunity to do that for someone else.
“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.”
― Elbert Hubbard

“I'm not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead - ahead of myself as well as you.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“My words itch at your ears till you understand them.”
― Walt Whitman

"Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty."
― Albert Einstein

“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What an educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.”
― Paulo Freire