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Carman Smith

Supervisor of Coordinated School Health

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Email: csmith@lcdoe.org

Carman Smith is the Coordinated School Health (CHS) Supervisor for Lincoln County Schools. She graduated from Central High School in Lincoln County and attended Belmont University and Middle Tennessee State University to earn a Bachelor of Science in Biology with minors in chemistry and history. She obtained her Masters in Education from Tennessee State University with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision. Mrs. Smith has been employed with the Lincoln County School System since the 1984-85 school year. She began her teaching career at Lincoln County High School teaching biology, chemistry, and anatomy and physiology. After 17 years at LCHS, she transferred to Ninth Grade Academy for the inaugural year and taught life science and physical science there for six years.

Mrs. Smith has been the CHS Supervisor since the inception in 2007. In addition, Mrs. Smith is the Safety Director for the district. She oversees the Emergency Operations Plan for Lincoln County Schools. In this capacity, Mrs. Smith works closely with the SROs and local emergency agencies. Mrs. Smith has received the School Safety Specialist Certification through the Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools and has been selected as a Best Practice School Safety Mentor for the South Central Tennessee Region. She will be working through the School Safety Center to provide guidance in EOP development and safety procedures for eleven surrounding counties. Mrs. Smith also facilitates an S3 grant that will end in June 0f 2016. It has provided programs like Move 2 Stand, safety equipment at Lincoln County High School and the Ninth Grade Academy, and a School Climate Survey for the high school and middle schools. The results are available on the Safe and Supportive Schools dashboard.