Haley Barkley decided she wanted to be a teacher in the 5th grade at Sulpher Springs Elementary
School. After starting her career at Lamar Elementary school she continues to inspire her students at
Grandview Middle School
Barkley is a 6th grade English and Language Arte Teacher at Grandview where she’s been the last two
years. She’s been teacing in Washington County the last eight years. e enjoys the relationships she’s
created with her students past and present. Some her first students are nearling the end of their high
school careers. She says she loves the 6th grade age group because they love to learn and they love
to share. and tha’s exactly the kind of environement she instills n her classroom every day.
“We are very open. I set the tone for that. It’s not a traditional classroom. You may see students sitting
on a couch or on yoga balls or on wobbel chaires. We do a lot of discussion,” Said Barkley/
Congratulations to Haley Barkley this week’s educator of the week.