Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Smith earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education from Bowling Green State University, a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology from American Intercontinental University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. She also holds additional certifications in AP English Literature, AP English Language, and Holocaust education and has directed an early college program at EKU. Ms. Smith has been teaching for over 20 years in several Kentucky counties, as well as in Akron, Ohio, where she was born and raised. She has one daughter, one son, and two grandchildren. Ms. Smith’s great passions, in addition to teaching, are reading and travel. She traveled to Poland, Israel, France, and several Caribbean countries. Ms. Smith's goal at TCMS is to help students identify and develop the academic and soft skills necessary for success beyond K-12 schooling.