Ph.D. in Curriculum Theory and Research
University of Wisconsin - Madison
M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A. in English
Indiana University - Bloomington
Smith, K. (2012). Title II SEED (Supporting Effective Educator Development) Grant for Professional Development in a High-Need School. Received funding via the National Writing Project.
Smith, K., and McKnight, K. (2009). Remembering to laugh and explore: Improvisational activities for literacy teaching in urban classrooms. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 10(12). Retrieved April 27, 2010 from http://www.ijea.org/v10n12/.
Smith, K. (2008). Becoming an "honors student": The interplay of literacies and identities in a high-track class. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 40 (4), 481-507.
NEIU Travel Grant Award Winner
Illinois State Board of Education “Those Who Excel: Award of Merit” (as a member of the Freshman Studies Team)
American Federation of Teachers Robert G. Porter Scholar
Pi Lambda Theta Graduate Student Scholar