Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Dan Hippman

Mr. Hippman comes to Smith after 26 years of both core and fine arts teaching experience where he has served students in grades 4-8 as a science teacher, gifted and talented specialist, and band director.  He is ready for the next step in serving students and making a positive impact through collaborative, transformational leadership. Mr. Hippman brings experience in the areas of creativity, differentiation, student engagement, developing an innovative mindset, leading data-driven meetings, and curriculum revision to meet the needs of all students.