Dr. Catherine Barnes is a woman who has accomplished more in one lifetime than most people can ever dream of. At the heart and soul of everything she does, she is an educator who believes that every child has the ability to succeed as long as they have the right support.
Dr. Barnes began her studies earning an undergraduate degree in public relations. During this time, she became interested in special education and switched her major. Catherine received her master’s degree in educational leadership, and then chose to pursue her doctorate in urban education and leadership. She has taught at every grade level from elementary to graduate. Regardless of whether a student’s journey after high school leads to college or a trade, Catherine has spent the last 25 years advocating for their rights to lead prosperous lives.
In addition to all of her teaching accomplishments, Catherine is an impressive public speaker, international author, and life coach. She has written or co-authored multiple books and is the proud owner of the Dare 2 Dream Travel Agency. She also runs Sudden Impact Solutions, helping people overcome challenges in their personal and professional lives.
Dr. Barnes is also heavily involved in her community. As the Assistant Director of Pathways, Dr. Catherine Barnes helps at-risk students fulfill high school requirements to prepare for college or other paths they choose to follow.
Read more about Dr. Catherine Barnes on her website.