Susan Smith is Atmosphere's 7th Grade Special Education Teacher. A New York Native originally from Brooklyn, Ms. Smith is excited to bring her passion for education to Atmosphere. She brings over 17 years of experience working with diverse student populations in a variety of roles. Ms. Smith has worked with students from Pre-K to Middle School, including as an elementary school teacher, special education teacher, ABA teacher, and SETSS teacher. She holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Brooklyn College, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She considers seeing the academic growth of students as her greatest accomplishment. Ms. Smith enjoys exercising, shopping, eating out, and cooking at home. Ms. Smith looks forward to getting to know her students each year, and working with them to discover their own creativity, interests, and capacity for success.