Phone: 803.343.9931


Degrees and Certifications:

Education Master of Social Work University of South Carolina Master of Arts in Teaching in Art Education University of South Carolina Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio University of South Carolina Certifications K-12 Art Psychology Endorsements Advanced Placement - Studio Art Online Teaching Read to Succeed Requirement

Ms. Catie Smylie

Ms. Smylie has been teaching Visual Arts at the high school level in School District Five since 1995.  During her time with School District Five, she has served as Department Chair for the Visual Arts department and the Visual and Performing Arts department at Irmo High School and as a Secondary Arts Leadership committee member for School District Five. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and is certified to teach K-12 Art and Psychology. In addition, Ms. Smylie is endorsed to teach Advanced Placement Studio Art and has completed Levels 1 and 2 training for International Baccalaureate Visual Arts.


The 2022 - 2023 school year begins Ms. Smylie's second full year with FIVE.  She is excited to be teaching Art 6, 7 & 8 and watching her young artists grow!


Art is the signature of civilizations.
- Beverly Sills, American opera singer