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All About Me

Hi!  My name is Lisa Smith, but some students call me Ms. STEM.  STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and the special I have taught at New World for the last three years, with this year adding Gifted Teacher to my title!  

I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.  I received my Bachelor of Arts in Education at Arizona State University and have been in the classroom for over fourteen years, ranging from 3rd to 6th grade, with ten of those years in gifted in a variety of programs.  It was through those experiences that I was able to obtain my full gifted endorsement.  When I joined the New World family three years ago, teaching fourth grade, I asked Mr. Armenta if we could begin a STEM and gifted program here.  Which we did two years ago and this year will be our first year with gifted