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About the Coordinator


LeeAnn Smith resides with her husband Dennis, a retired NJDOC officer, in Sussex County.  They have 2 children; Christian, age 23 & Isabel, age 21.  This is Mrs. Smith's 14th year in education.  As a former graphic designer, she has utilized her creativity to help students who learn differently.  She has taught grades K-8 in a variety of settings both in general education and special education.  She is currently a NJ School Board Member at her local high school. She has been a panel speaker at annual conferences for both the NJ Special Education Summit and the Council for Exceptional Children. She was also  featured in NJ Teachers' Magazine in April 2018. You can read the Featured Interview here.



AA -  Commercial Art, Antonelli Institute                       

BA - Psychology, Centenary University                              

MA - Special Education, Caldwell University                    

MA - Educational Leadership, Centenary University       



Elementary Education K-8

Special Education K-12

Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant