Bachelor in French, Lowell State College, Massachusetts, 1975. Master of Education in Administration and Supervision (honorary), University New Hampshire, Durham, 1993. Master of Education in Counseling, University New Hampshire, Durham, 2000.
Honors teacher French and English Amesbury High School, 1975—1976. Teacher French Newmarket (New Hampshire) Junior/Senior High School, since 1977. Advisor student councils, foreign language clubs Newmarket High School, principal's advisory council, 1992-1993, chair department foreign langs, since 1992, chair renaissance team, 1996, class advisor, advisor Knitting Club.
Evaulation team New England Association School Accreditation, 1989. Team exploring tracking of culture through literature National Endowment of the Humanities, 1981.
Secretary-treasurer Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts American, Newmarket, 1989-1995. Member National Education Association (treasurer chapter 1980-1983), American Association Teachers French, New Hampshire Association Teachers French, New Hampshire Association World Language Teachers (secretary).
Married Charles Armand Smart, June 8, 1974. Children: Charles Jared, Benjamin Roy.