About the Instructor - Contact Info
Nathan Smith is Director of The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's main campus. The YETC is a combination student open-access computer facility, a K-12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Regional Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. He has worked in this position for the past 29 years. He is also a senior lecturer in the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences.
Nathan serves on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET). He is the voice of the organization through the newsletters, emails, and blogs he runs for them.
A former elementary school teacher, Nathan taught students of every age from young children to senior citizens. He taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades at the Santa Clara Elementary School in Santa Clara, Utah for twelve years. Now he teaches undergraduate and graduate students at Utah State University.
Over the last several years, he has had the opportunity to work extensively with groups of international teachers through the IREX/TEA program sponsored and funded through the U.S. State Department. In 2011, he was invited by the U.S. State Department to go to Amman, Jordan to train high school teachers from Jordan and Lebanon in the use of technology in education, and to share open education resources with them.
He is married to Phyllis. They have seven children. Nathan also is an artist and photographer. You can view his art and photography in his online gallery.
Nathan Smith, Director of Technology Integration
College of Education & Human Services
Utah State University
The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC)
170 Education Building, Utah State University
Office Phone: 435-797-1484
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM or by appointment
This page was last updated May 18, 2020