Mrs. Smith grew up in Arcadia and even went to Highland Oaks. She knew she wanted to become a teacher early on when she began reading books to young children at the Arcadia Public Library during Freshman year of High School. Mrs. Smith has taught Kindergarten and 2nd Grade, but she loves 3rd grade the most. Mrs. Smith is also married to a teacher in the district and they have two children, Jordan (8) and Sierra (6.5). They also have a 15 month old Labrador retriever named Boomer. Mrs. Smith's hobbies include cooking, crafting, and shopping.