Dr. Aaron L. Smith
Program Director, Denbigh High School – Aviation Academy

B.S., Mathematics (Minor, Business Administration), Christopher Newport University
M.A.T., Mathematics, Christopher Newport University
Ph.D., Educational Leadership (Traditional Licensure versus Alternative Certification),
Old Dominion University

PK-12 Teaching Experience:
Middle and High School – Mathematics in Newport News Public Schools

Research Interests:

  • Dropout Prevention
  • STEM
  • Career Pathways
  • Integrating technology into curriculum

Recent Publications:

  • April 6, 2012 in the NASA’s Langley Researcher News  Students Get a Week with Hands on Airplanes
  • April 2012 Issue of the Oyster Pointer Newport News Aviation Academy and NASA Langley impact education in the 21st century  (Go to p. 26)
  • March 16, 2012 In The News From Newport News Public Schools Website Denbigh High Aviation Academy Wins Grants for STEM Education
  • September 20, 2010 in the Daily Press – Ninth-graders adjust to high school
  • Creating a Leader From Within at Your School – www.ezinearticles.com
  • Transitioning the Class of 2013-2014 to Success – www.ezinearticles.com
  • August 4, 2010 Newport News Public School website – Freshman helped with transition
  • July 18, 2010 in the Daily Press – Freshman transition to high school with books, bonds
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