5th Grade Teacher
Ms. Smith is a born and raised in Spokane, Washington and is a very proud Washingtonian. Ms. Smith is part of a very large and loving family.
Ms. Smith graduated from Gonzaga University with degrees in International Relations, Political Science and Spanish. After Gonzaga Ms. Smith went on to Notre Dame for her Master's in Education.
Ms. Smith's first teaching job was in Valparaiso, Chile teaching English to both children and adults. After teaching in South Bend, Indiana, Ms. Smith joined the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) and came out to Oakland and St. Jarlath. Ms. Smith was drawn to Oakland for its diversity and rich culture and was called to St. Jarlath by the tight-knit community and dedication to Christian values.
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others"