Career Compass Awards
School/District: Career Prep High School
Job Title: CTE Teacher
Ms. Angela Smith’s first degree was in marketing, and she then earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008. She began in Toledo Public schools in 2002 and continued until the building was closed in 2010 as a Business Teacher. In 2003 as an Education Graduate student at the University of Toledo, her professor asked her to work as an ESOL teacher at Penta Career Center. In 2011 she returned to Penta as an Instructional Aide after Libbey High School closed. She also worked for the University of Phoenix from 2011 to 2016. She worked as a substitute teacher at Oak Ridge Public Schools for a year in Tennessee in 2015. After moving to South Carolina, she worked for Virginia College until that building closed in 2018. She then moved to Florida and worked as a substitute teacher for Pasco County School District (FL) and Indian River School District (FL). She has returned to Ohio as an online CTE Business Teacher for one school, 11 locations in Ohio called Career Prep School. She loves her career; guiding students along successful career pathways.