Ms. Smerda joined the Tapestry community in 2018 and is currently the 8th grade consultant teacher. In 2015, Ms. Smerda graduated with her Bachelors in Social Studies Education from Buffalo State College. She completed her Masters in Special Education at Buffalo State College in 2018. Ms. Smerda is certified to teach social studies, grades 5-12, and special education, grades 7-12. Ms. Smerda is also the advisor for the Yearbook Club. In her spare time, Ms. Smerda enjoys going to Buffalo Sabres games, traveling, playing with her dog, and spending time with her family and friends.