About Mr. Barnes:

Mr. Zachary Barnes (also known as Zack) was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. After graduating from Antioch High School, Zack attended Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and studied Psychology earning a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.). Mr. Barnes then earned a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology (M.A.) from Ball State University (BSU). Currently, he is working on his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Literacy Studies at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU).

Mr. Barnes started teaching in 2013 and has developed a strong interest in literacy intervention. Mr. Barnes spends an abundance of time reading as well as writing, and loves to share his passion for books with students.

My Promises to You, My Students:

I promise to hold you accountable.

I promise to work hard to find a book that you want to read.

I promise to treat you with respect.

I promise to be flexible to solve issues that come up.

I promise to engage you in the areas that you are interested in.

I promise to push you so that you can continue to grow.

I promise to teach you how to self-advocate.

I promise to celebrate your achievements.