Degrees and Certifications:
Specialist in Educational Leadership, 2016, Northwest Missouri State University Masters in Educational Leadership, 2007, Northwest Missouri State University Bachelors Degree in Mathematics, 1995, Missouri Western State University Certified in Mathematics Grades 7-12
Mrs. Dawn Jenkins
I am originally from Savannah, MO. I have taught 1 year at Truman Middle School in St. Joseph, 5 years at Plattsburg High School and am currently beginning my 18th year at Smithville High School. I came to SHS because I love the small town feel that the community offers. I currently have a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Missouri Western State University, along with a Master's Degree and Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Northwest Missouri State University. I became an educator because I have wanted to teach since I was in elementary school. I love math and helping people, so this profession was perfect for me.
I am married with one son, three grown stepchildren, two grandbabies and two german shepherds. All are spoiled rotten, especially the dogs! I love scary movies, WWE and DOGS! All furry pets are cute to me, but I have a special place in my heart for dogs.
This year I will teach Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and College Prep Math. My Warrior Time will be with 9th grade students who will Start Strong! This year I am excited about incorporating our 1-1 technology in my math classes. All students will be able to access their textbook online and use other math resources to help better comprehend the material. I believe this advancement will be beneficial to both my students and myself.