Phone: 919-934-8979

Email:

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

    WHAT

    WHEN

    Applied for IB Candidacy

    June 2018

    Received notification that SSE was approved for IB Candidacy 

    November 2018

    Official IB Candidacy begins (IB Consultant assigned to SSE)

    March 2019

    Begin teaching IB Units during our Programme of Inquiry time

    September 2019

    Visit from IB Consultant

    Spring  2020

    Apply for Authorization to become an IB World School

    Fall 2020

    Authorization Team comes to evaluate SSE’s IB implementation

    Winter/Spring  2020-2021

    We wait...

    Fall 2021

JCPS Announcements

  • Class of 2022 Graduation Dates

    Johnston County Public Schools is pleased to announce graduation ceremony dates for our traditional high schools for the 2021-2022 school year. For questions regarding a specific ceremony, please contact the specific school.

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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  • JCPS to Utilize New Website for Bus Updates

    Our district is launching a new portion of our website to further communicate bus delays and replacements with our families. We encourage those who have a student who utilizes our transportation to get to or from school to visit www.johnston.k12.nc.us/busdelays for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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