Mr. Ben Barry

Middle School Counselor, Carlisle Middle School
E-Mail Me @ ben.barry@carlislecsd.orgMr.Barry’s Counseling Blog….a good read for parents and students:

Mr. Barry’s technology tools and websites blog….good for teachers, but likely useful for students and parents as well:

Family: Married for 12 years, 4 kids: Jack,  Abby, Quinn and Sullivan.

Pets: 3 cats–Bo, Jangles, Blizzard, dog named Avus, and assorted fish.

Hobbies: Spending time with family, going out to movies or to dinner, Internet surfing, reading news magazines, anything outdoors and anything sports related.

Career Goals this year: Help students learn, reflect, share, and peer review by use of blog writing. Better educate myself in the areas of bullying prevention, depression and suicide awareness, and multicultural and diversity awareness and acceptance.

College(s) attended: University of Northern Iowa, Bachelors in All Science Education
Drake University, Masters in Secondary Counseling Education
Highest Degree Earned: M.A.
Endorsement(s): Counseling;
Physical Science, Earth Science, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, BiologyCoaching Authorization Certificate
Professional Membership(s): Carlisle Community Education Association, ISEA, NEA, Iowa Counselors Association
Years of Experience: 14
Years at Carlisle: 14
Original Hometown: Pisgah, Iowa
High School Attended: West Harrison High School (graduating class: 34!)
Courses Taught