Degrees and Certifications:

Miss Kristin Smits

Welcome to English IV. Coach Smits is excited to be teaching at Kempner this year! This is her fourth year of teaching high school English. She has previously taught middle school English, Science, and History as well as spent time teaching preschool in private schools. Overall this is the beginning of her 14th year in education. She grew up in Sugar Land and is Clements High School graduate. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a B.S. in Psychology. She has also earned a M.S. in Library and Information Sciences from the University of North Texas and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University Texas. Coach Smits is currently working on her principal's certification and will be beginning her Ed.D. in the summer of 2022. 

  • Degrees:

    B.S. Psychology

    M.S. Library and Information Sciences

    M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction


    Teaching Certifications:

    EC-6 Generalist

    4-8 Core Classes

    7-12 English

    Gifted and Talented



  • Schedule:

    1st Period Conference

    2nd Period EDUC 1300

    3rd Period Creative Writing

    4th Period English IV

    5th Period English IV 

    6th Period English IV

    7th Period Cheerleading

  • Before school by appointment