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Leagha Smith's Profile


Leagha Smith

Special Education Director

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Educational History:

Decatur High School 2003
NWACC 2006
University of Arkansas 2008
Arkansas State University 2010
John Brown University 2017 and 2020


Degrees and Certifications:

Associates of Arts
BSE Elementary Education
MSE Educational Theory and Practice
Special Education Resource

National Board Certified Teacher-Early Childhood Generalist (2019) 

Professional Development:

RISE-Science of Reading

Current Position:

I began teaching in 2008 at Decatur Northside Elementary, after 3 years I moved to Southside Elementary in Siloam Springs where I taught 3rd grade math and science for 5 years. In 2016 I moved back to Decatur Northside Elementary.  I have taught grades 1-4. I currently am the District Special Education Director and Elementary Special Education Teacher. 

Family Information:

I have been married since 2006. We have 2 children, Logan is 12 and Hannah is 7. My husband and I are both graduates of Decatur High School. We attended school in Decatur K-12. We love this community and are proudly raising our children here. 

Personal Information:

When I am not teaching I enjoy spending time with my family. We love to go camping, fishing, and swimming. I enjoy watching sports and am a Razorback fan! 

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