Photo of Aaronda Smith courtesy of DISD

The Dallas ISD named Aaronda Smith one of three teachers of the year recently.

Smith teaches 8th-grade reading and language arts at George Bannerman Dealey Montessori and Vanguard Academy.

Here is what the district says about her:

A 16-year Dallas ISD veteran teacher, she has instructed middle and high school students at three institutions of learning in a variety of disciplines, including reading, debate, strategies for success, literary genres, and creative writing. Smith has one goal in life: to humbly serve every person God places in her path and ensure they leave her presence better than they were before walking into it.

The award comes with a $5,000 cash prize.

Two of the district’s principals of the year also have connections to Preston Hollow.


WANT MORE?
Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Preston Hollow.