Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Audrey Smith
Ms. Smith has been teaching at Santiago since 1996. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Linguistics from UC Santa Barbara. After earning her degree, she worked as an au pair in the French Alps for one year and then backpacked around Europe for two months. Upon returning to the States, she earned her teaching credential and Master of Arts degree in Education at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology. In 2010, she was awarded a grant by the French government to study in Strasbourg, France for the summer. In her spare time, she enjoys walking, hiking, practicing yoga and pilaltes, seeing foreign films, going to museums and travelling the world. An avid traveller, she was able to check off continent #7 this past summer with a month-long trip to Australia. Almost 60 countries and all 7 continents--so many more countries on her list!!!