Billie Jane Smith
Media Specialist/8th grade Computer Science/Yearbook Sponsor
School phone: (205) 221-9277
Instructor of 8th grade computer science
JJHS Media Specialist
18 years of teaching
2nd year at JJHS
History Before Teaching.....
I am originally from the Huntsville Alabama area.
Before becoming an educator in 2003, for 12 years,
I worked for the US Army's Space and Missile Defense Command,
National Aeronautics and Space Administration at Redstone Arsenal
and numerous government contractors involved in defense or space travel.
I have witnessed test firing of missiles and solid rocket engines for
the original Space Shuttle. I am a former certified firefighter
(1993 Female Firefighter of the year), EMT,
Huntsville Cave Rescue technician and
spelunker/rappel specialist for the Huntsville Grotto of the National Speleological Society.
Married to Bill Smith, mother to one son (Colby),
three stepdaughters (Amber, Sarah and Abi) and step grandmother (Bella) to three (Lydia, Alex, Finn and Willow).
2003, BS, Collaborative Education, AL A&M
2006, MS, Library Media, UWA, Livingston AL
2019, Ed.S, Library Media, UWA