Paula Smith

CEO and Founder,

Valu Teachers

Paula Smith is a former educator who helps school employees learn about and plan for a comfortable retirement. Smith is the CEO and founder of ValuTeachers, headquartered in downtown Newnan, Georgia. Smith was a pioneer in America’s Early Childhood Education Initiative. Public school kindergarten was approved by congress without having certified professionals, qualified curriculum, or appropriate standards. Smith worked with key leaders in the U.S. to write curriculum and create standards for providing certification to teachers to educate kindergarteners.