Bill Barnes is the chief academic officer for the Howard County Public School System in Maryland. Bill was a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and has served on the board of directors for the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics. Bill is passionate about working to ensure that students graduate with their dream intact.
Bill Barnes is chief academic officer for the Howard County Public School System in Maryland. He is also director of Eastern Region 2 for the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and an adjunct professor for Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, and Towson University.
Bill is passionate about ensuring equity and opportunity in mathematics for students, families, and staff. His experiences drive his advocacy efforts as he works to ensure opportunity and access to underserved and underperforming populations. He fosters partnership among schools, families, and community resources in an effort to shatter traditional educational barriers.
A past president of the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Bill has served as the Affiliate Service Committee Eastern Region 2 representative for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and regional team leader for the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics.
Bill is the recipient of the 2003 Maryland Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. He was named Outstanding Middle School Math Teacher by the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Maryland Public Television and Master Teacher of the Year by the National Teacher Training Institutes.
Bill earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Towson State University and a master's degree in mathematics and science education from Johns Hopkins University.
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Presentations by Bill Barnes
- The Core Challenge: The Inevitable Solution to an Unsolvable Problem
- Gifted Learners and the Common Core
- Developing the Common Core Learning Community
“Mr. Barnes was very easy and entertaining to listen to. I appreciate his sense of humor and his willingness to listen.”