Adrienne D. Quarles-Smith, M.Ed.

Staff portrait of Adrienne Quarles-Smith
Program specialist, early childhood special education
(804) 828-8151


  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Virginia Commonwealth University (2013)
  • Post-master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University (2010)
  • M.Ed., early childhood special education, Virginia Commonwealth University (1997)
  • B.S., psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University (1993)

Professional experiences

  • Program specialist, early childhood special education, VDOE's T/TAC, VCU (2018-present)
  • Special education compliance coordinator, Richmond City Public Schools (2015-2018)
  • Early childhood special education teacher, Richmond City Public Schools (2000-2015)
  • Special education teacher, K-2, Richmond City Public Schools (1999-2000)


  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Administration and Supervision PreK-12