Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Markita James-Smith

Graduated from Smiths Station High School in 2001.  Attended Auburn University and received bachelor's degree from Auburn University majoring in Psychology.  Upon graduating from Auburn I became a professional track & field athlete (400mH) for NIKE Athletics for a couple of years.  Once I retired I worked in mental health for 4 years and now I'm excited to be back at my roots!

I started off as a Distance Learning Aide (Credit Recovery/Advancement) for two years, starting in 2015, then moved to the Special Ed department where I am still at currently!  This is now my 5th year and despite what is going on all around us, I'm very excited to still be here servicing our students!  

I have married to my husband (Mortez Smith) for 11 years (12 in October 2020) and together we have one child, Brenlin Smith who is 10 y/o and he attends South Smiths Station Elementary School and is in the 5th grade.

WAR EAGLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!