Dr. Aaron L. Smith is an expert with STEM and workplace readiness and is known around the world for his work. He assists schools, company leaders and communities work together to develop and sustain a pipeline of competent and job-ready employees.
A 2008 graduate of Old Dominion University with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Dr. Aaron L. Smith has over two decades of experience in the classroom as a mathematics teacher and administrator.
Aaron has developed a passion for workplace readiness and STEM where has shared his knowledge as an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University and Christopher Newport University.
Highlights of the long list of accolades:
- Awarded over three-quarters of a million dollars and grants
- Receiving many honors such as the ING Unsung Hero, the WHRO Technology Administrator Award, and the Crystal Star Award from the National Dropout Prevention Center.
- Earning the coveted State Partnership Award from the Virginia Department of Education, hosting a live downlink with the astronauts on board the International Space Station
- Becoming a PRIME School by the Society of Manufactured Engineers Education Foundation.
He is a published author of two books, one of which was a best seller on Amazon and is collaborating with many education projects such as