Matt Smith earned his B.S. in Psychology from the College of Charleston in 2003 and his M. Ed. In Secondary School Counseling from The Citadel in 2009. He is currently the Director of Counseling Services at College Park Middle in the Berkeley County School District and has served in this capacity for the past 6 years. Prior to working as a professional school counselor, Matt worked with vulnerable youth in the foster care system as a mental health/life skills counselor with an emergency foster care home. Matt is committed to assisting all students in their academic, career and socioemotional growth as they move through the transition that is middle school.
Matt currently serves on multiple school and district-level leadership teams, serves BCSD as a mentor, has hosted school counseling interns since 2016 and served as the Teacher of the Year for a previous school. Matt is married to his better half and Occupational Therapist, Leigh Fulmer Smith, and has two sons, Fulton (10) and Lucas (7) to keep him on his toes.