Mrs. Patricia Gould

Phone: (504) 218-5058


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science Alternative Certification in Early Childhood Education

Mrs. Patricia Gould

Boys & girls in Mrs. Gould's class, I miss you everyday that we are away from our regular routine going to school. I know that these are hard times, but please know that I think about you everday and am sending hugs your way. During this COVID-19 pandemic, please know that Mrs. Gould is here to help in anyway that she can with your remote learning. Activities will be posted and changed weekly on the "Weekly Engagement Activities," tab. Helpful resources will be added & left under the "Resources" tab as they are made available. Please set aside a special time of each day devoted to your child's daily educational learning. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Gould by phone or email with any questions, concerns, or just to talk and share. Mrs. Gould loves speaking to her parents, as well as sharing videos or pictures of all of our friends. Her school email is and her phone number was provided privately to her parents. Please continue to follow the St. Bernard Parish School Board's Facebook page and website for official announcements and information.

Patricia Gould is currently a Preschool Teacher at Arabi Elementary School. She was born in St. Clair, Illinois and has resided in St. Bernard Parish since 1969. She attended Trist Middle School and graduated from P.G.T. Beauregard in 1975. She pursued her Bachelors of Science Degree at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans. She received her Certification through the Alternative Path Program at Southern University of New Orleans. She has worked as a Paraprofessional for St. Bernard Parish since 1992. She began teaching in 2014. She has worked at Gauthier Elementary, St. Bernard Unified, Andrew Jackson Elementary, Arabi Elementary and Meraux Elementary.  She is so exited to be back at Arabi Elementary once again, "Once an Arabi Alligator, always an Arabi Alligator." She has been happily married to Charles Gould for 43 years. She has two sons, Luke and Dustin as well as two beautiful grand daughters, Cassidy and Emma, and a grandson, Kason which completes their beautiful family!