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Niki Pittman, Western NC,  828-527-1132
Niki Pittman - SMART Tester

Niki lives in Old Fort,NC where she enjoys spending time with her three children and one grandchild.She loves boating, camping, and enjoys the beautiful views of the NC mountains and streams when hiking. While the mountains are her home, yearly vacations at the beach allow the feel of sand and water on her feet and time to breathe in the salty air. 

Niki is a native of McDowell County, graduating from McDowell High School. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from Lees-MCRae College. Niki taught in McDowell County Schools for 16 years and is currently tutoring in McDowell County and surrounding areas. She served as Old Fort Elementary’s Teacher of the Year in 2020-21. She has served students at all levels including those with IEP’s, PEP’s, and Academically and Intellectually Gifted. As a teacher, she attended many professional development courses and taught some professional development classes as well.  She feels that the Orton Gillingham training was the most rewarding and beneficial training she received and uses the Orton Gillingham approach often when tutoring.

Niki’s passion has always been children and helping them to be successful. She finds it very rewarding to be a crucial part of each child's development. Niki believes each child is special and unique and deserves to reach their full potential. She is excited to be a part of SMART where she will be able to continue her passion by working with families and children to ensure success.  


Service areas:

Old Fort, McDowell County, Avery County, Burke County, Rutherford County, Buncombe County, Yancey County. If you do not see an area listed please feel free to reach out as Niki may be able to travel to your area.

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