Dr. Elaine Smith
Allen Faculty Member since 2013
- B.S. in Zoology and Botany, University of Memphis
- M.S. in Invertebrate Zoology, University of Memphis
- Ph.D. in Insect Biochemistry, Texas A&M University
What do you love about Allen? I love the friendly, cooperative atmosphere in which we work together to give each student the best educational experience of their lives.
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- Allen Recycle Program Facilitator
- Science Department Head in College Station I.S.D.
- Science Lab Coordinator in College Station I.S.D
- Consultant with National Math and Science Initiative
- Graduate and undergraduate instructor for biology courses at Abilene Christian University
What are you passionate about? I am passionate about guiding my students to reach their fullest potential and, of course, showing them the wonders of biology. My family is one of my greatest passions as well.
Interesting Facts about you: I have retired twice, but missed contact with student so much I kept coming back. I like butterfly gardening, painting, traveling and quilting.
Favorite book? Bible
Favorite quote? “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
What causes are close to your heart? I think we should work together globally to preserve the environment. I think all students should have free and quality education.