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Barbara Townsend's Profile

Name:

Barbara Townsend

Fifth Grade

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Contact Info:

Email:

btownsend@tpsmail.org

About Me

Educational History:

       

       I graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK on May 11, 1988.

Degrees and Certifications:

     

Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Education with a special endorsement in Language Arts

  •        Major:  Elementary Education
  •        Minor:  Reading

 

Certifications:

  • Oklahoma Teaching Certificate:  Early Childhood Grades (PK-3)
  • Oklahoma Teaching Certificate:  Elementary Education Grades (1-8)  (Does not include 7th & 8th Grade Math)
  • Oklahoma Teaching Certificate:  Language Arts Grades (6-8)

 

  • Texas Teacher Certificate:  Elementary Self-Contained Grades (1-8)
  • Texas Teacher Certificate:  Elementary English Grades (1-8)
  • Texas Teacher Certificate:  Early Childhood Education Grades (PK-KG)

Current Position:

      

I started teaching for Thackerville Public Schools on August 12, 2019.

I have been with the district for 3 years.

I teach a 5th Grade self-contained class, which includes ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

Previous Position:

 

I attained 24 years of experience in the teaching field prior to joining Thackerville Public Schools. Twelve of those years were at Windham School District where I taught Literacy, Changes II (Life Skills), Cognitive Intervention (Anger Management), and Parenting. Previous to WSD, I taught 6th and 7th grade at Lake Travis ISD for 5 years; these were regular, advanced & Inclusion classes. Prior to Lake Travis, I taught for 7 years at Terrell ISD. While at Terrell, I taught a 4th Grade Self-Contained class; 7th Grade English (regular & advanced), coached volleyball, basketball, and track, and was on the principal selection committee.

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