Mrs. Patricia Smeyers

Fifth Grade Math,
Secaucus School District

Contact Details

Secaucus School District


Community Champion
Master of Conversation
Picture Perfect
Social Butterfly
ISTE 2019 Attendee

Mrs. Patricia Smeyers

Fifth Grade Math,
Secaucus School District


2019 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year Finalist, and Hudson County TOY, the fifth-grade math and STEM teacher and advocate. Member of NJCTOY, NJCTY, NJ Stem Pathway Network, Hudson County PLC Consortium. I received a Master of Educational Technology with a Technology Integration Specialist Certificate from Boise State University I also work for BSU STEM Faculty,, helping shape the STEM curriculum and creating project websites for their NSF funded after-school program curriculum and teacher training. I am a Certified Google for Education Trainer, always willing to share my knowledge of Google. love using Social Media to learn from and share with my PLN.I look forward to networking with educational; professionals within the ISTE communities. My dream is to attend an ISTE Convention. Hopefully, my dream will come to fruition soon.


Florida State University
Tallahasee, Florida, United States
B.S. Elementary Education, 1992
Education, Psychology
1988 To 1992

Kean University
Union, New Jersey, United States
Supervision, 2019
Supervisor Certification
2018 To 2019

Boise State University
Boise, Idaho, United States
Technology Integration Certificate, 2012
Educational Technology Master's Program
2010 To 2016

Professional Associations

National Network of State Teachers of the Year
2018 - Present

New Jersey STEM Pathway Network
2018 - Present

NJ County Teachers of the Year
2018 - Present

2017 - Present

Phi Delta Kappa
2017 - Present

2016 - Present

2011 - Present

2010 - Present

1993 - Present

Honors and Awards

2018 NJ Exemplary Elementary Educator
New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE)

2019 NJ State Teacher of the Year Finalist
New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE)

LEGO US Master Educator
LEGO Education

LIfeChanger Nomination
LifeChanger of the Year Award (LCOY)

NASA Explorer School STEM Teacher Award

NJ Governor's Hudson County Educator of the Year
New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE)
2018, 2019

NJTEEA Excellence Award
New Jersey Technology and Engineering Education Association (NJTEEA)

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi BSU

Job History

Secaucus Board of Education
Elementary Teacher, Math STEM education
Secaucus, NJ
September 1993 - present

Boise State University
Research Technician
Boise, ID, United States
January 2017 - present

Town of Secaucus
After School Program Web Development Teacher
Secaucus, NJ, United States
January 2017 - June 2017