•   Heather Smith

    Heather Smith

  • Heather began her college career at Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Biology and an Associate of Arts degree in American Sign Language in 2003. She continued her education at Indiana State University and completed 48 graduate hours toward a Master’s of Science degree in Ecology. During this time, she research “Rare and Endangered Mammals in the Lake Michigan Watershed” and taught Vertebrate Zoology Lab (LIFS 424L), Mammalogy Lab (LIFS 428L) and General Biology Lab (LIFS 112L). In 2012, she returned to school at Texas A&M University and earned a Master’s of Education in Adult Education in 2014.

    From 2010-2012, Heather taught GED and ESL courses through the Continuing Education department at Coastal Bend College, Beeville. Then in 2012, she switched to A.C. Jones High School in order to obtain her teaching certification. At the high school, she teaches general Biology, Pre-AP Biology, Environmental Science, Aquatic Science, and Dual Principles of Biology (BIOL 1408) in collaboration with CBC.

    Heather enjoys reading and averages 1-2 books a week. She also enjoys horseback riding, hiking, and spending time with her family.