Susan Smith

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Susan Smith

Education

MA French (Romance) Language & Literature – University of Missouri—Kansas City

BA French - University of Missouri—Kansas City

BA Speech Pathology, minor in French – Truman State University

Currently studying Spanish with Oregon State University

Teaching Experience

Thirteen years teaching experience

This is my second year in the Ankeny School District! I am excited to teach 6th and 7th grade French and Spanish at Parkview Middle School.

Eight years teaching French 1-5 at Lee’s Summit North High School

Three years teaching French 1 and the Foreign Language Exploratory at Raytown South Middle School

Travel Experience

During my undergraduate and graduate years, I studied abroad several times in France and in Greece.  In 2012 & 2014, I chaperoned Lee’s Summit students to France for a two-week tour and home stay.  I received a scholarship to attend a teacher’s workshop at the Centre de Linguistique Appliquée in Besançon, France, from the American Association of Teachers of French in 2013.  Many other trips abroad, I traveled with friends/family or lead groups of students.