Dr. Schmitt earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon in 1994 and her Doctor of Philosophy in Education Administration, Curriculum and Supervision from the University of Oklahoma in 2008. Dr. Schmitt held the position of Assistant Professor of Education at East Central University from 2007 to 2010. She taught as a part-time instructor for East Central University in fall 2012 and summer 2013. Dr. Schmitt has five years of public school teaching experience in McAlester and Los Angeles. Dr. Schmitt’s previous work in the Education Department was positive. She is an outstanding teacher.