Diane Barkley has taught in the Lake Stevens School District since 1989. She has earned a degree in Liberal Studies from California State University Longbeach and a Masters in Creative Arts in Education at Lesley University.
She has wonderful husband, David, four children, and a cat that comes and goes as he pleases. She has taught first grade at Sunnycrest since 1998, and prior to that several years at fifth grade and a year at fourth grade.
First grade is the wonder year. The growth seen in first graders academically and socially is impressive. We have high expectations; we all help each other to be our best and be independent learners. It's going to be a great year!