Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Katherine Barry
I attended Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill., where I received my bachelor’s degree in elementary education with junior high endorsements in language arts and social studies. I later returned to Northern Illinois University to pursue and complete my master’s degree in educational administration. I have additional coursework in historical studies.
I began my teaching career in 2000 at Thompson Junior High School, teaching seventh grade language arts. When Plank opened in 2006, I joined the Pirate team to be able to teach history. I am proud to be a Plank Pirate and hope to share my love of history with my students.