Phone: (352) 671-7225 ex. 55865
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree (Elementary Education) Masters's Degree (Education Leadership) Doctorate Degree (Education Leadership in progress) Professional Certification 6-12 Social Science Certification Reading Endorsement ESOL Endorsement
Hey, I am Mr. Barnes. I currently teach 7th grade Civics. I have been with Marion County Schools since 2006 in various roles that range from cafeteria worker to substitute teacher to para on my path into the classroom full time. This is my fifth year teaching and second year teaching Civics. Previously I taught 4th grade for two years, and 8th grade U.S. History.
Currently I am pursuing my Doctorate in Education Leadership at saint Leo University with the goal being to move into administration during the course of my career in education.
2015/16 Rookie Teacher of the Year (Sunrise Elem.)
STEAM Lead Teacher