Claire Barnes 415.203.8278
Curriculum Author (20 years)
Nonprofit Executive Director (15 years)
Private School Director & Owner (6 years)
Public School Administrator & Teacher (16 years)
Blogger, HuffingtonPost (4 years)
Suzie S. Thorn Family Foundation (San Francisco), Board Member
Education and Community Engagement Committee
Sponsorship Committee and Executive Committee, Rhythm and Rawhide, 2016
Outstanding Instructor, Career College of Northern Nevada
San Francisco Symphony Board of Governors (2007-2012)
Chair, Youth Orchestra Committee, San Francisco Symphony
Board, International Commission on Couples and Family Relations
Community Hero Torchbearer -- carried the Olympic Torch in 1996
Nominated, Teacher of the Year, State of Arizona
About Claire N. Barnes, MA
My Favorite Teacher, SF was founded in San Francisco, CA (USA) by Claire N. Barnes, MA.
Ms. Barnes is an recognized nonprofit and education professional. The title of her website reflects her passion for helping others learn and grow personally and professionally by using contemporary educational and training methods.
She is a published author. She launched her
She has developed and taught programs in
nonprofits, community based settings, private and
public schools and faith-based settings.
As Executive Director of Kids' Turn (San Francisco),
she was the lead author of The Kids' Turn Way
curriculum and the author of The Kids' Turn Way
Online. Both programs are offered nationally
and internationally (www.kidsturn.org).
Ms. Barnes is available locally, nationally or
internationally as a consultant.
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Committed to helping organizations build capacity through training and delivery of successful programs.
Post Graduate Training in Educational Administration and Guidance Counseling
Master's Degree in Education
Bachelor's Degree in Education
(dual major, Elementary Education and Special Education)
Multi-State Teaching Credentials
Current California and Federal fingerprint clearance