Professional Preparation:
B.A UNC-Greensboro (Music Education)
M.A. UNC-Greensboro (Music Education)
Certificate UNC-Greensboro (Educational Administration)
Certificate Assistant Principals’ Executive Program
Certificate Exceptional Children Program for Administrators

Relevant Experience:
Instructional Coach: Bridgewood Educational Services, Since April 2008
Assistant Superintendent: Curriculum and Student Services Mount Airy City Schools (4 years)
Principal, Surry County Schools (7 years)
Assistant Principal, Surry County Schools (4 years)
Teacher, Surry County Schools (16 years)

Illustrative Professional and Community Activities/Recognitions:
Board Member, NC Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Presenter, NC Middle Schools Conference, “Monitoring Curriculum Alignment”
Presenter, National School Boards Association Annual Conference
Author, “Designing Teacher Evaluation Systems that Support Professional Growth”
Member, NC Principals’ Advisory Council
Principal of the Year, Surry County Schools
Principal of the Year, NC Physical Education Association
Teacher of the Year, Franklin Elementary School
Citizen of the Year, Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club

Martha Smith has dedicated her life to children, family, and community. An outstanding teacher, administrator and instructional coach, she is an accomplished musician as well. Martha has served in leadership roles at the district, regional, and state level; and she is well-respected by her colleagues in the profession.

Martha Smith

Contact Information:
(336) 368-9066

msmith@bridgewood-ed.org