Ashia Smith
Primary Iii

Montessori Teacher


Ashia is a Lead Teacher in the Primary 3 classroom at Suzuki’s Northside Campus. She joined Suzuki in 2010, and has worked as a Suzuki teacher in both Pre-Primary and Primary classrooms.

Ashia was originally attracted to Suzuki because of the unique collaboration approach that it brings bring to education. She loves what the relationship between teachers brings to the classroom and the children.

When she is not at work, Ashia enjoys attending sporting events and spending time with her family, especially her four young children.

Ashia graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, with a minor in Mathematics education. She also holds the Early Childhood credential from the American Montessori Society.