About Mrs. Barfield
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Macon County Middle and High School Media Specialist,
MCHS School Technology Specialist, 
MCHS Website Manager,
MCHS Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Coach,
MCHS Yearbook Advisor

The 2020-2021 school term is Mrs. Barfield's 22nd year as a Georgia educator! She has experience at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She earned her BA in English and Education from Mercer University in Macon, GA, where she was honored to be inducted into the Kappa Delta Epsilon honor society for outstanding performance and dedication to her chosen program of study. Mrs. Barfield earned her Master's of Education degree in Instructional Technology, Media Specialist from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA where she graduated with a 4.0 grade point average. Mrs. Barfield is currently studying to earn her Specialist of Instructional Technology degree from the University of West Georgia.

Mrs. Barfield taught high school English Language Arts for 8 years before becoming a media specialist. Since then, she has won several grants to purchase technology and books for her students and teachers, she has written media program curriculum for both Houston County and Macon County School Systems, and she has become a professional learning instructor for a variety of topics that encourage the use of instructional technology in the classroom. She became a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator in August 2017, and she completed the MIE Trainer Course at the same time. Mrs. Barfield continues to learn and share her knowledge with students and teachers each year by attending professional conferences and re-delivering information through direct instruction/training, modeling best practices, and teaching engaging/interactive lessons.

In her spare time, Mrs. Barfield enjoys reading and watching all genres of movies or TV shows, but she especially loves science fiction, fantasy, dystopian, and historical fiction. She is a big fan of cheesy disaster movies like Sharknado. Mrs. Barfield is also a Marvel movie fan, and her favorite heroes are Thor and Captain Marvel. When she goes outdoors, Mrs. Barfield likes to take photographs of landscapes and nature. She also loves to fish, tend to her chickens, and help her daughter raise FFA showpigs.