Annie Smith – Educational Psychology

  • April 20th, 2009
Annie Smith is a doctoral student in Educational Psychology. She is also a Holmes Scholar and works with the Alabama Consortium for Educational Renewal, a k-12- university partnership. Annie began her career in broadcast journalism, and subsequently obtained degrees in psychology, English education, and gifted education. Annie is a National Board Certified Teacher licensed to teach adolescence and young adult English/ language arts with additional certification in K-12 gifted education with a focus on language arts. Annie has served on numerous committees and boards, including the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Her work with NBPTS involved recruiting teacher candidates, mentoring teachers going through the national board process, and facilitating writing workshops for NBCT candidates.

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