Teacher Information

Phone: (281) 634-6771


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Liberal Arts-Broadcast/Communications Certification-Communications

Ms. K. Smith


I have been a high school educator for 22 years, with 12 of those years being at Austin High School. I teach Professional Communications under the Career, Technology, & Engineering Department (CTE). I have also taught Yearbook Journalism (MHS), Debate (AHS & MHS), and Intro to Broadcasting (KAHS News).  I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a minor in Sociology. 

The Professional Communications curriculum includes (but is not limited to) hands-on skills such as professional and social communication abilities, language skills,  interview skills, career exploration, teamwork, and leadership (all of which are soft skills in demand, in all career fields). 

I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experience in these essential skills and look forward to facilitating the needs of our students as they transition into the workplace and the world!

"Communication is the solvent of all problems and is the foundation for personal development"

          -Peter Shepherd


“Although this course is an elective, it is one of the few classes that every single student will need and use regardless of their path in life!”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             --K. Smith






Teacher Schedule

  • Period 1:  Professional Comm.
    Period 2:  Professional Comm.
    Period 3:  Professional Comm.
    Period 4:  Professional Comm.
    Period 5:  Professional Comm.
    Period 6:  Conference 
    Period 7:  Professional Comm. 

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tutorial 1:  Tuesday-Thursday after school and per request (in an effort to accommodate students).