Mrs. Patricia Smeyers

Contact Details


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

Mrs. Patricia Smeyers


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.


Boise State University
Boise, Idaho, United States
Master of Educational Technology, 2016
Educational Technology and Leadership/Integration
2010 To 2016

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

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

Montclair University
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Internship incomplete
Counseling specializing in School Guidance

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)

2020 ITEEA Teacher Excellence Award
International Technology and Engineering Association (ITEEA)

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

Elementary Teacher, Math STEM education
September 1993 - present

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

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