Patrice Semicek is a Project Consultant for the STEM Initiative. Patrice is a former general and special education teacher. She taught elementary aged students, as well as children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. When Patrice first started as a Project Consultant, she was part of the Reading Initiative. During this time, Patrice gained her Reading Specialist certification. After a few years, Patrice was asked to work in the Math Initiative, which led her to STEM. Patrice discovered an untapped love for math and has designed many STEM opportunities in her time as a STEM Project Consultant. Training opportunities for educators have been done at Legoland, iFly, Nature Centers, and more under her leadership.
Patrice is an invaluable member of the Project Consultant team. Her presentations and events are highly sought due to her engaging personality and understanding of the material.