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Holly Sokira-Smith

Holly Sokira-Smith teaches History at the Downingtown STEM Academy.  Mrs. Sokira-Smith graduated from Binghamton University with a BA in History. Upon graduation, she worked with a non-profit agency in a Mayan village, San Cosme.  While in the Yucatan, she taught English to a diverse group of students.  After her return, Mrs. Sokira-Smith received her MA in History and her NYS Secondary Social Studies certification from Cortland College.

Mrs. Sokira-Smith comes to us from the finger lakes region of upstate New York, where she taught for ten years at Vestal High School, an IB certified world school.  Teaching a wide range of social studies and history courses, including AP United States history, at Vestal, Mrs. Sokira-Smith loves the academic rigor and student engagement that DASD offers its students.

When not teaching or preparing lessons, Mrs. Sokira-Smith loves spending time with her family, photography, hiking and travelling. In addition to her beloved twin girls and close-knit family, Mrs. Sokira-Smith absolutely loves dark chocolate.