Amanda Smith is Vice Provost of Curriculum & Academic Services at Ultimate Medical Academy. She is responsible for providing educational leadership, vision and strategy through the orchestration and execution of curricular strategies that enhance student engagement, retention and placement outcomes while increasing key metrics and measures of institutional effectiveness.
Prior to joining UMA in February 2014, Smith served as Vice President of Curriculum and Development for Curriculum Technology, LLC. She has 14 years of successful experience across online and campus sectors in curriculum development, custom educational product development, new programs, compliance, faculty support, as well as best practices for teaching and learning.
Smith has a B.A. in Liberal Studies/Early Childhood Education from California State University at Fresno, a M.A. in Cross Cultural Studies in Education from National University of Fresno and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver.