Pam Dougherty-Smith

Pam Dougherty-Smith

Clinical Assistant Professor/ Cohort Coordinator

EC-6 ESL Generalist Teacher Certification


Office & Hours

Office: SZB 458
Wednesday: 12:00 to 1:00
Also by appointment

(214) 282-2540

(512) 471-8460

Mailing Address
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
1 University Station
University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712
UT Mail Code: D5700


Pamela Dougherty-Smith is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and a Cohort Coordinator for preservice elementary teacher education EC -6. Having experience as an elementary teacher, literacy coach, curriculum developer, and district administrator in a large urban school district, Dr. D. now teaches an undergraduate language arts methods course and classroom management at the University of Texas while overseeing the preparation of preservice teachers. Her special interests include literacy for at risk students, content area literacy, and emergent literacy, with an emphasis on writing and ESL strategies. 


Ph.D., Reading Education.  The University of North Texas.

M. A., Human Development. University of Texas, Dallas.

B.A., Elementary Education. Indiana University of Pennsylvania.