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Subjects Taught
Language, Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Spelling


I have a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Reading.


This is my nineteenth year at Decherd Elementary. I am passionate about teaching children to read! I love my job! I am just as passionate about my job today as I was nineteen years ago! 


My name is Wendy Barnes, and I teach first grade. I have been teaching at Decherd Elementary for nineteen years. I have been teaching first grade for sixteen years. I absolutely love teaching first grade because I am passionate about teaching students to read! I have a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in reading. When I am not teaching I love spending time with my family. I am married to Rodney Barnes. We have a ten year old son named Preston and a seven year old daughter named Anna. I also enjoy reading and outdoor activities! I love running outdoors for exercise!