Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors Degree Elementary Education from St. Bonaventure University PreK-6thGrade Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University
Patricia Smith - IFT
Mrs. Smith is very excited to be part of the Discovery Staff – home of the Discovery Trailblazers. This will be her twenty-eighth year teaching in Loudoun County and her twelfth year as the Instructional Facilitator for Technology. She taught ten years in fifth grade and four years in fourth grade. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University.
She supports teachers to implement and integrate technology tools and applications that transform learning in the classroom in order to personalize learning and meet the needs of 21st century learners. Mrs. Smith is passionate about teaching and learning that embraces innovative practices.
She currently lives in Leesburg, Virginia with her husband and with her girl and boy twins along with their family dog, English Springer Spaniel, Bailey.
In her spare time, Mrs. Smith loves biking, and playing any type of sport.
Mrs. Smith looks forward to a fantastic school year at Discovery Elementary!