Meet Terri Smith, Instructional Technology Coordinator


    pic from FHS - Terri and student

    Mrs. Smith is a graduate of FHS, and currently resides in Fitzgerald with her husband, Bobby Smith.  They have a daughter, Savannah Smith, who teaches Science at Coffee County Middle School.  Her son, Joshua Smith, and hiswife April live Brandon Mississippi.  April is an Airtraffic Control Specialist, and Joshua works as a Part-Time Supervisor for UPS.  The newest member of the family is little Wesley, who was born in July, 2019.

    Mrs. Smith has been in education for 33 years. She taught business classes in Starke FL, at Bradford-Union Vocational-HS, where she was Teacher of the Year.  Before returning to Fitzgerald, Mrs. Smith served as business/computer instructor, and senior class sponsor at Keystone Heights Jr-Sr High School in FL.  After earning her Master's Degree, she completed her Ed Leadership Certification for GA & FL.  In 2006, Mrs. Smith and her family had the opportunity to return to her hometown of Fitzgerald, where she currently serves as the  Instructional Technology Coordinator, serving the Preschool, Primary School, and Ben Hill Elementary School. 

    Mrs. Smith enjoys being back "home" and spending time with her parents and family.  It's not unusually to see her along with her dad at the Purple Hurricanes' football games, or at the ball field watching other Cane sporting events.  She has a love for miniature dauschunds and may even have her pet, Molly, along with her.  


    Degrees and Certifications:

    • Bachelor of Science, Tift College, Forsyth, GA
      • Major-Business Administration
      • Minor-Computer Science 
    • Master's Degree, Argosy University, Sarasota, FL
      • Major-Educational Leadership
    • Certified in Business Education
    • Certified in Educational Leadership


    “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” 

    Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish. Brad Henry

Contact Information

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    Terri Smith
    Instructional Technology Coordinator, PK-5
    Ben Hill County School District


    Office:     Ben Hill Elem. School
                     328 Lobinger Ave.
                     Fitzgerald, GA  31750

    Phone:     (229) 409-5586