Clarissa Barnett

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Clarissa Barnett is High Point Academy’s Elementary School Assistant Principal.  2020 marks her first year at High Point Academy.  Previously, she has served as K-12 MTSS Coordinator, K-5 Instructional Coach, K-3 Interventionist and First/Second Grade Looping Teacher.  Clarissa earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.  She also earned a master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from National Louis University.  Clarissa is Reading Specialist certified and has been Reading Recovery trained.  She has also completed an Instructional Coaching Credential Program in Madison, Wisconsin.  Clarissa has attended both a Reading and a Writing Institute in New York at Columbia University, Teachers College.  In her free time, Clarissa enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.  She also has an aussiepoo, Tucker.