Catholic education has been a part of Mrs. Tighe's life. She went to St. Frances de Chantel elementary school, Queen of the Rosary Academy, and Molloy College for her bachelors in English. After working in the publishing and advertising business for many years, she taught her son's religion class and realized she really loved teaching. She has taught religion classes for many years.She went back to school and she graduated from Dowling with a masters in Elementary Education/ Secondary English. Mrs. Tighe has been involved with teaching since 2002 and she loves every minute of it. She substituted, covered leave replacements, pushed into 4th, 5th, and 6th grades at St. Patrick's since 2007. Mrs. Tighe is now proud to be a member of St.Patrick's family where she can instill the love of God and our faith in a caring and nurturing class environment.