Following graduation from Ad Fontes and university, Ms. Rachel Smith gained experience in ASL interpreting, audiology, and behavior therapy. She was thrilled to return and teach at her alma mater. Ms. Smith received a B.A. in Applied Linguistics from Union University. Her post-baccalaureate work has been completed at Gallaudet University, Northern Virginia Community College, and Longwood University. She and her fiancé attend Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly. With a keen interest in the patterns and puzzles of the world, as often found in languages, sciences, and mathematics, Ms. Smith finds herself always learning. She enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, sewing, and spending time with loved ones.