Lindsey Smith is the Chief Academic Officer of Attuned Education Partners. Previously, Lindsey served as Director of Language and Literacy for Denver Public Schools, leading a team responsible for supporting literacy curriculum, instruction, and achievement in grades K-12. During Lindsey’s tenure as literacy director, DPS achieved record-setting literacy gains on state assessments, implemented new standards-aligned literacy curriculum in grades K-12, and restructured literacy professional development to closely target educator and student needs. Lindsey has also served as an Adjunct Instructor at Relay Graduate School of Education’s Denver campus; Director of Curriculum and Instruction at DSST: College View Middle School; and a language arts and reading intervention teacher in Denver Public Schools. Lindsey entered education via Teach For America from the book publishing world. Lindsey holds an M.A. in Curriculum and Pedagogy with a concentration in Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado-Denver, an M.Phil. in English from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. in English from Princeton University. She is also a graduate of the School Systems Leader Fellowship.