Leila Patterson

Higher Education Coordinator

Hello! My name is Leila Patterson and I am your Higher Education Coordinator. This will be my 7th year supporting Tribal Members within the Seminole Tribe of Florida at the Center for Student Success and Services. Throughout my time in the CSSS Department, I have had a wide variety of experiences that has allowed me to grow into the position I am in today - Office Clerk to Tribal Professional Development Coordinator to now. If you have a Higher Education question, I’m your go to person! I look forward to getting to know each student that walks through these doors including YOU! 


Blogging, Being “Team Mom” for my son’s football team

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”- BB King

Contact Leila Patterson

Phone: 954-989-6840 Ext: 10591

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