meet the director

Jamie Smith has worked in education for over 30 years, with 17 years in Dallas’ Independent Schools. She has taught every grade level, Pre-K through 12th, and served as director to three early childhood programs in the Dallas area.  Jamie is in her seventh year at Parish Episcopal School—currently as the Director of Parish Summer, and previously Director of the Child Development Center.  With Jamie’s guidance,  Parish Summer’s 300+ camps entertain, educate and engage children in creative programs. Jamie is a graduate of the University of North Texas (UNT, previously North Texas State University), earning a B.S. in Secondary Education with certifications in English and Special Education.  She has also completed work towards her master's in Early Childhood Education at UNT.  Jamie has two sons and enjoys traveling, crafting, baking, and of course, working with kids.