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Dyane Smokorowski

School

Wichita Public Schools USD259

Specialty

Coordinator of Digital Literacy

Location

Wichita, Kansas

Clubs & Associations

NEA, NNSTOY

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Biography

Dyane Smokorowski is a 2019 National Teacher Hall of Fame Inductee, 2013 Kansas Teacher of the Year, and is currently the Coordinator of Digital Literacy and Common Sense Media in the Wichita Public Schools. Mrs. Smoke, as she’s known to her students, believes in a project-based, student-centered classroom that helps students build skills in communication, planning, research, and project implementation. Additionally, Dyane thrives on the mission to create active and engaging teacher professional learning opportunities.  She wants her students and teachers to develop a love for innovation, communication, and technology, but also to understand how to use that love and passion to advance their own futures, as well as that of the global community.

Educational Background

BS—K-9 Elementary Education, Wichita State University

Masters of Education Technology, Mid-America Nazarene University

2009—NSBA Top 20 to Watch in Education

2013—Kansas Teacher of the Year

2014—Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Fellow

2015—Dolly Parton Foundation Chasing Rainbows Award Winner

2019 – National Teacher Hall of Fame Inductee