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Wendy Wagner-Smith


A professional trainer for nearly 20 years, Wendy Wagner-Smith is a career communications professional and expert in plain language and usable design. Currently a senior writer-editor for the Small Business Administration, Wendy has taught plain language to employees in more than 55 agencies and offices of the federal government, as well as state and local governments across the country. From 2012 to 2018, Wendy was the training coordinator for the federal Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN), managing a corps of volunteer instructors and coordinating all of the plain language training requests from across the government.

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We’ve all had to learn new modes of presenting and communicating now that we’re teleworking full-time and depend on online broadcast technology. But how can you engage students and teach a class while sitting in front of a laptop camera? Join Wendy Wagner-Smith from the Small Business Administration and find out!
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