Dave is a 31-year educator in the NYS State School System. Dave earned a B.S. in History and a Master in Education and School District Leadership. Dave has served at all levels in the school system including Superintendent, Principles (High School, Middle School, and Elementary) and 17 years classroom instruction.


Patti is a 37-year veteran in the Computer Science field. Patti earned a B.S. in Information Systems Management and an MBA. She has held a variety of Computer Science positions including Director of IS. In addition, she has taught Computer Science Courses at several local colleges.

Why Jigsaw Brain Games?

“Jigsaw puzzles aren’t just fun. They can also relieve anxiety, especially when you put them together, well, together.” “Get the teenagers off their smartphones and working on a puzzle with Grandma, and suddenly you’ve got a really nice family interaction that seems to be harder and harder to come by these days,” -Susan Vandermorris (clinical neuropsychologist at Toronto’s Baycrest Health Sciences) – Caitlin Agnew, “Here’s Why Jigsaw Puzzles Are Good for Your Brain” – Reader’s Digest – April 01, 2022.