Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Michelle Smith

 Welcome to Mrs. Smith's Classroom Page!  If you are reading this, it must mean you have been selected to be either a  "Dazzling Duck Diva" or a "Dazzling Duck Dude" in Mrs. Smith's Learning Pond. She is thrilled to be your teacher this year!   

*Mrs. Smith has a love for teaching and a dedication to advocating for young children. Kindergarten sets the foundation for a lifetime love of learning, and for that reason, she strives to make learning fun and hands-on. Mrs. Smith believes that participating in fun engaging activities while learning helps her students retain information better because the process is both enjoyable and memorable.                                   

*Mrs. Smith also strives to have a classroom where her students feel safe, respected, and loved!  She considers her students and their families to be a part of her extended family. Her students know that no matter where life takes them, they are in her heart forever because. . .     “Once a Dazzling Duck, Always a Dazzling Duck!”                                                                                                                 

*Mrs. Smith has been teaching for almost 30 years. She is a graduate of Southeastern University where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. She is certified to teach from nursery school age to 8th grade.                                     

*Mrs. Smith is excited to welcome all of her new kindergartners this year. Here are some fun facts about your new teacher.  She lives in Slidell with her husband and three boys Brenan, Ryan, and Evan. Her favorite color is yellow, and her favorite food is pizza.  She loves to eat special treats such as Twix, Kit Kats and Peanut Butter Cups. Currently, her favorite song is "Can't Stop the Feeling" from the Trolls movie.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to water parks, mud riding on a four-wheeler, and last but certainly not least, teaching her Dazzling Duck students.                                                                                                                                                       

Teaching is not just a job, it is her passion! Also, communication is an extremely important aspect of Mrs. Smith’s classroom, so she looks forward to building relationships with both you and your child!         

♥ So glad you have joined our Dazzling Duck Family!

 *Students can access their online programs using their Clever accounts.  All students have their user names and passwords for Clever.

*Students can access their Clever accounts for Cultural Arts' activities.

Please feel free to call or text me if you have any questions!