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Mrs. Barney

How many years have you been in education?


Grades taught & where?

I have taught every grade except 3rd. And now I have the amazing opportunity to be the principal of Roosevelt Elementary and get to work with all students, parents, and faculty members.

Education (include any certifications or endorsements you have obtained).

I have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood, Elementary Education and Special Education from Weber State University. I have a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Weber State University with a Reading Endorsement and ELL Endorsement. I have a Master's Degree from Utah State University in Adminstration.

Who/What inspired you to go into education?

My 6th grade teacher Mr. Abegg. He was the best teacher I ever had.

What do you do when you aren't in school?

I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, quilting, gardening, and traveling.

Favorite quote or your philosophy on education?

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." by Aristotle

Favorite book?

Les Miserables

Something Interesting about you

I lived in Germany for three years. I love all cultures and appreciate diversity!

Your favorite things 


What is your favorite Leader In Me habit and why?

Habit # 5 "Seek First to Understand and Then to be Understood" because every one has a perspective and we need to hear each other's perspective!