Patrick Touart is currently the Social Studies Department Chairman at Tunstall High School in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.  He has been teaching social studies for the last fifteen years at Tunstall and is currently teaching Advanced World History, AP US History and AP US Government.  Patrick also taught at the Governor’s School for Humanities in Richmond, Danville Community College, and is currently teaching the GED at the Pittsylvania County jail. Patrick was the VA Lottery Teacher of the Year in 2003. He has been an active participant in Southside Virginia TAH grants since 2007.   Patrick received his Bachelor of Arts in History and his Masters in Curriculum from Virginia Tech.