Dr. Smith has taught graduate coursework in UDL at GW University since 2003. She was a 2011-12 national UDL fellow in residence at CAST and Boston College Lynch School of Education where her research and work focused on UDL in postsecondary education. Between 1999-2011 Dr. Smith was an Instructional Faculty and Coordinator of Technology and Distance Learning for the VDOE Training and Technical Assistance Center and the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University and where she was a member of a Learning Technology Research Group with the Centers for Teaching Excellence between 2006-2011. In 2013-15, she consulted with a multi-year project for Virginia Commonwealth University to build an online UDL classroom that could teach, and train Jamaican educators focused on a solution for the country’s growing challenges with disconnected youth.Dr. Smith has over 30+ years of experience across the collective fields of vocational evaluation, assistive and instructional technology, and universal design for learning. She has served as a representative for The Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals Association (VECAP) on the National UDL Taskforce from 2009-2018. She is a member of CAST’s UDL Professional Learning Cadre and has presented nationally and internationally on UDL. She has co-authored several national position papers on UDL in career assessment, and published research on UDL in higher education.