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Meet Jaime

Jaime Smith has been an educator since 1997, when she began teaching 5th and 6th grade Language Arts at The Harker School in San Jose after earning a B.A. in Linguistics from U.C. Berkeley. Since then, Jaime has earned an M.A. TESOL. and an M.S. Education with an emphasis in online teaching and learning. She has taught for institutions such as San Jose State University, Cal State East Bay, San Mateo Adult School, and the Art Institute Online, and has trained teachers both locally and internationally. She is also the founder and CEO of, a WASC-accredited online Supplementary Education Program.

A lifelong learner, Jaime decided to continue her education by earning a college counseling certificate at U.C. San Diego in 2014. She just finished a Post-Master’s Certificate in Transfer Leadership at the University of North Georgia in collaboration with the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. In 2022 she also earned the designation of Certified Educational Planner, the highest level of professional certification available in the field. 

Jaime believes that there is a viable path to higher education for every learner from every background. She has helped students pursue traditional freshman and transfer admissions, research community college options, and consider alternative paths via GED or CHSPE tests. No matter what your educational background looks like, Jaime can help you find a way forward to your next academic opportunity. 

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