Phone: (229) 409-5592
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Early Reading and Literacy Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership
Ms. Dawn Smith
Dawn Smith graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1993. She attended Valdosta State University and received a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She began working for the Tift County School System in 1997. While in Tift County, she served as a third grade teacher at Northside Elementary School. She began working in the Ben Hill County School System in 2002. She received a Master's Degree in Early Reading and Literacy from Walden University. She went on receive her Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership from Georgia Southwestern State University. She served as a second grade for 16 years and was nominated as Ben Hill Primary Teacher of the Year in 2008. Dawn is currently serving as an Intervention/Acceleration Teacher for kindergarten, first, and second grade at Ben Hill Primary School.