Kayla Smith graduated from the University of Maine Farmington with a Bachelor in Science in Special Education. For the past two years she has worked in the Cave Hill School in Eastbrook as a special education teacher. Prior to this, Kayla also substituted in a special education classroom at the Leroy H. Smith in Winterport. Kayla has participated in many professional development opportunities, including Everyday Math, the S.P.I.R.E literacy program, and the Lucy Caulkin's writing program. She will be working in the Life Skills program at Ellsworth High School.