Being an educator for nearly 30 years, Dr. Tammie Smith is dedicated to learning, teaching, and leadership.  She earned her Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in Instructional Leadership and Organizational Management, her Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of William and Mary, and her Bachelor’s in Social Studies Education from Old Dominion University.

 As an experienced school director, principal, and teacher, Dr. Smith remains dedicated to the success of students, teachers, and the community.  Some of her strengths include strategic planning, curriculum and teacher development, and crisis management. After years in leadership in the United States, Dr. Smith now focuses on international education, working with schools in Mexico and now Indonesia.  She has brought her enthusiasm, creativity and experience to Sampoerna Academy and serves as the Head of Academics.