Bridge City Independent School District (BCISD) has hired Kimberly Smalley as Director of Curriculum and Instruction.
Kimberly Smalley is an accomplished student-centered educational leader. She pursued her higher education at Lamar State College-Orange, earning an Associate of Science in Academic Studies in Education, and at Lamar University Beaumont, earning a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Education in Administration degree.
Throughout her 25 years as an educator, Kim has held various roles, from classroom teacher to curriculum coordinator and curriculum director. In 1998 she began her educational career at Orangefield Elementary School as a 3rd-grade teacher, moved to 7th grade at Orangefield Junior High School in 2009, and moved into administration in 2012 as a curriculum coordinator for Orangefield ISD. Since 2015, she has served as a director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. She has a passion for education and firmly believes that developing positive relationships in the classroom is the key to academic growth and success in the learning community.
Kim’s dedication extends beyond the confines of the school district. She believes in community involvement and understands the vital role it plays in shaping the educational landscape. She has volunteered her time and expertise for various community projects, such as mentoring programs and local initiatives aimed at improving educational outcomes for students and teachers. Kim served as a Lamar University Adjunct MaST Instructor to mentor future teachers. She also served on the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Lutcher Stark Art and History Venues Community Advisory Council, Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce Business Community Service Committee, Leadership Southeast Texas, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Advisory Board, Motiva Harvey Flood Relief Advisory Council, and the Mehaffy Children’s Advocacy Program Advisory Board.
With a commitment to lifelong learning, Kim stays informed of education initiatives through her memberships in the Texas Association of School Administrators, Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials Coordinators’ Association of Texas, Texas Computer Education Association, and Leadership Southeast Texas.
Kim is an LCMCISD graduate (class of 1990), married to Josh Smalley (BCISD class of 1994), and they have three grown children (Mason, Noah, and Christian Frillou), a daughter-in-law (Shayne) and three grandchildren (Hudson, Avery, and Blayke).