If given a choice, many people would choose the systems and structures they know, rather than branching out and embracing new ideas they've never heard of before. In short, most people don't like innovation and change. Dr. Patricia Koeze isn't one of these people. Throughout her career in education, she's looked for ways to innovate, expand and improve. She's willing to take risks and embrace change. For example, Dr. Patricia Koeze was an active member of the Change Leadership Network. This group investigated ways to make positive changes to improve education. It was important work, and Dr. Patricia Koeze learned a lot through her involvement. She will continue to look for ways to change and improve as she continues her career in education.