Ian C. Smith
Ian C. Smith is the founder and owner of Skool Aid. Ian has worked with Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky children for over 10 years,
and has a passion for helping them discover and develop artistic and creative abilities. Prior to starting Skool Aid in May 2011, Ian worked with several grant-funded programs such as Fitness Rocks and Let it Shine. He has
also taught African hand drumming and private guitar lessons for people of all ages, and worked as a special education teacher for Covington Independent Schools. In addition to his work with Skool Aid, Ian is also actively
involved in making music as a singer, percussionist and guitarist with local band Red Meets Green. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in radio and television from Northern Kentucky University (NKU) and has completed several
graduate courses in special education at NKU. Ian resides in Taylor Mill, KY with his wife Emily and their son Eli.