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Spencer Pointe
Elementary School
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Mrs. Smith
Resource & Instructional - Spencer Pointe

About Me...

 Staff PhotoI am grateful to be a teacher in the New Lenox School District - where families and staff work together! For the past 13 years, I have been a Special Education Teacher and a Reading Specialist for the Spencer Campus. I LOVE teaching and I value being a lifelong learner alongside our fabulous students! 

Quick Facts...

Started Working at NLSD:


Favorite Thing About Teaching:

I have so many favorites, but being able to encourage and guide these WONDERFUL children to LOVE Learning, Others, and Themselves is at the top!



"In a world where You can be anything, Be Kind."  


Bachelors from Illinois State University: Learning and Behavior Specialist 

Masters from University of St. Francis: Reading Specialist


I spend most of my time with my husband and my large family! With these treasured people in my life,  I love traveling to the mountains to hike and ski or to the beaches to relax! I also enjoy our time together while cooking, sharing recipes, crafting or refurbishing wood. 

When I have down time, I love reading, watching a great movie, and jogging with my German Shepherd, Kaiah.