As part of her dedication to her field, Jennifer M. Smith serves as a member of the Missouri State Teachers Association and the Missouri Art Education Association
NEOSHO, MO, February 25, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jennifer M. Smith has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Ms. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in art education from Missouri Southern State University in 2001 and attaining a Master of Arts from the Art of Education University. She has worked as an art teacher for Neosho Middle School for five years, during which time she taught over 200 fifth and sixth grade students in a single semester. Not only does Ms. Smith teach art to her students, she also educates them about the importance of recycling.
As part of her dedication to her field, Ms. Smith serves as a member of the Missouri State Teachers Association and the Missouri Art Education Association. In recognition for her work, she was named as the teacher of the year in 2011 by the McDonald County School District and as a Certified Employee of the Month by the Neosho School District in 2019. She also won the Golden Apple Award in 2017. As a dedicated advocate on behalf of her community, Ms. Smith also contributes to the Neosho Friends of the Park, which assists eight city parks by picking up trash and lending their aid to any park activities.
Ms. Smith decided to become an educator when she was a young student herself, having drawn inspiration from the example of her fifth grade teacher. While attending high school, she discovered the therapeutic potential of the process of creating art, and felt compelled to pass on her experiences to younger students. Looking toward the future, Ms. Smith plans to complete her master's degree and continue exploring the benefits of art therapy.
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