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Faculty Profile
Heather Barnes
Teacher Assistant Second Grade; Director of Summer Programs
Heather Barnes joined the Whitefield community in 2019 as a second grade teacher assistant. She has now also added the role of Director of Summer Programs. In addition to bringing seven years of teaching experience and a B.A. in Music Education from Lee University, Mrs. Barnes is also working on a Master’s in Teaching Elementary Education from Western Governors University.

On a professional note


Why Whitefield:
I chose Whitefield Academy because I knew God was directing me here. I could feel the presence of God through the kindness of all the faculty. It is a blessing to share my knowledge in the classroom, but more importantly my faith in Jesus Christ.

Why I love my job:
I have always loved teaching and working in a school environment. Since my mother worked at school my whole life, I feel like I have literally grown up at school. One of my favorite memories was getting all the leftover teacher supplies and playing school at home!

Some of my favorite moments in teaching is watching children have that “ah ha” moment and make content connections with something in their life.

On a personal note


My family:
My husband and I have three beautiful children.

Hometown:
Cartersville, Georgia