Pat Draper is currently responsible for the TELL practicum for the pre-service teahcers. She has a master's degree in linguistics from the University of Utah. She has been an active participant in the design and implementation of the TELL courses from the beginning. She taught TELL courses in the Salt Lake City School District from 1997 through her retirement for SLCSD contributing to the endorsement of 1200 teachers. Across these years, she has regularly prepared facilitators for the Foundations and Family courses. In 2017, after 40 years in the classroom, she retired from teaching. From 2013 to 2017, she mentored new teachers in SLCSD through their first year of teaching. Most recently, she has been actively involved in redesigning the TELL courses and producing the instructional guides used in teaching them.