Anne Smith has worked in the field of education for 24 years. She graduated from ASU with her doctorate degree in Education Leadership. She received her master's in elementary education at NAU, and her Bachelor of Arts in the area Special Education from ASU. She has been a classroom teacher, mentor teacher, instructional coach, and undergraduate/graduate instructor. She has been employed at ASU for 11 years. Currently she a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Graduate Pathways Program.