- Fmr English Teacher and Life Skills Counselor
- Critical Reading Instructor
Bathsheba Smithen is a young thought leader with 10 years of professional experience working with challenged youth. Yet, Bathsheba’s expertise goes beyond the traditional classroom: Having experienced homelessness, depression, and abandonment by her parents as a teen, and having raised two teenage boys—both now in college—before she herself turned 26, Sheba connects readily with ... VIEW MORE
Topics for Teachers: Identity
Makes and Models: Learning How to Be the Drivers of Student Achievement In today’s society there are so many ... View More
Topics for Teachers: Literacy
Brands, Not Labels: Branding Smart and Erasing Stupid According to the Alliance for Excellent Education, more ... View More
Topics for Students: Identity
Locked Up: Escaping the Prison Others Created Students struggle immensely with rejection. Nevertheless, the need ... View More
- It had the students really analyze themselves internally and how people viewed them externally. It prepared them for their future by having them strengthen their views of themselves so that they could work past other people’s expectations of them.
- Ms. Sarah
- Her workshop was empowering. It helped me realize the cage I was trapped in and it also showed me how to break out. . . . Some cages were broken and we’re given the opportunity to be freed. This by far was the best workshop I’ve ever been to.
- Ms. Africa