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Gailynn Barnes

Gailynn J. Barnes is proud to be a teacher of Exceptional Students for 24 years with Detroit Public Schools Community District. She has taught in the self-contained Learning Disabilities Program for 19 years and has been teaching in the Resource Room Program for 3 years.

She is one of 5 children. Born and raised in Detroit she has an Associate of Arts-Human Services/Child Care Technology (Wayne County Community College, 1988), Bachelor of Science in Education (University of Detroit Mercy 1994), and a Masters in the Art of Teaching (Marygrove College, 2002). She has a Michigan Professional Education Certificate with endorsements in Learning Disabilities (SM) K-12; Elementary K-5 all Subjects (K-8 Self CC); and English (BA) 6-8.

When she is not teaching, Ms. Barnes enjoys spending time with family and friends, church, going to the movies, plays, shopping, and traveling.Her greatest joy is being there for her 2 year old, nieces, and nephews.