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elementary school educator

Gwendolyn Smith, American elementary school educator. Certified teacher Arizona Department Education, family life educator, True Colors trainer, youth service learning coordinator and teacher, reading first coach and assessment coordinator. Named Target Teacher of the Year, Hudson/Daytona, Phoenix, 1999; recipient award Teacher Space Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1998.

Background

Smith, Gwendolyn was born on December 17, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Levi and Juanita Alexander.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Old Dominion University, 1983. Master in human services, Concordia University, 2005.

Career

Educator Roosevelt School District, Phoenix, since 1983. Reading specialist, English as Second Language teacher. Director Jambo Special People, Phoenix, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Arizona Department Education, family life educator, True Colors trainer, youth service learning coordinator and teacher, reading first coach and assessment coordinator.

Membership

Youth ministry leader Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Phoenix, 1998—2000. Member of Competent Toastmaster, Cocoa Quilters, Toastmaster International (vice president education, Cell Transmission Model 2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Quilting.

Connections

Married L. T. Smith, June 28, 1972. Children: LaSean, Stacy, Serena.

father:
Levi Alexander

mother:
Juanita Alexander

spouse:
L. T. Smith

child:
LaSean Smith

child:
Stacy Smith

child:
Serena Smith