Tara Smith, M.Ed.
Interim Academic Coordinator
Office: SMH 118B
Tara Smith began teaching for UAA in the Community
Education Program in 1997. She joined the College Preparatory &
Developmental Studies department in 2001, where she is a tenured
Associate Professor of ESL. She holds a B.A. in French Language and a
Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language from Portland State
University and a Master of Adult Education, Program & Curriculum
Planning emphasis, from UAA. As the Interim Academic Coordinator of the
LRC tutoring programs, she strives to improve and expand the tutoring
resources and services provided at the LRC.