Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Elementary Education (K-6) Masters in Special Education: Learning Disabilities (K-12) IB Workshops: Category 1, 2, and 3
Mrs. Megan Barnes
My name is Megan Barnes. I live in Smithfield, NC with my husband, son, and daughter. We have 3 dogs and a fish. I graduated from SSS in 2001. Go Spartans! I have a Bachelor's Degree from ECU in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics. I also have a Master's Degree in Special Education concentrating in Learning Disabilities. I have been working at South Smithfield Elementary since 2005. I am a lifelong learner and love teaching at South Smithfield Elementary School: Home of the Dynamic Dolphins!
Timeline for IB Authorization
Applied for IB Candidacy
Received notification that SSE was approved for IB Candidacy
Official IB Candidacy begins (IB Consultant assigned to SSE)
Begin teaching IB Units during our Programme of Inquiry time
Visit from IB Consultant
Apply for Authorization to become an IB World School
Authorization Team comes to evaluate SSE’s IB implementation
The extended learning opportunities that are posted require the use of a device such as a computer. If you do not have a device at home, yet have access to wifi (a wireless internet connection), the school will loan you a device during this time of extended learning .
As you are aware, per Governor Cooper's Executive Order, schools will remain closed until May 15. At this time, there is an online repository of student learning opportunities on the website to keep students engaged.
Out of an abundance of caution and to assure the safety of our students, teachers, families and community, Johnston County Ed Foundation has made the very difficult decision to cancel the Showcase of Stars event scheduled for Saturday, March 14. Please click here for more information.