Mrs. Owensby

Teacher Fourth Grade

Barb Owensby

Mrs. Owensby holds a Master of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Piedmont College in Demarest, GA, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. Previously, Mrs. Owensby taught Transitional Kindergarten for one year at the Ballantyne Preschool of the Arts in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, she taught Kindergarten for 10 years and First Grade for 2 years at Little River Elementary School in Woodstock, GA, and worked at Schuylerville Central Schools in upstate NY. She was born and raised in Akron, OH.

Mrs. Owensby, her husband and their daughter currently live in Blakeney. When not teaching, Mrs. Owensby enjoys reading, gardening, eating out, and going to the beach! Barb is a pet lover and has two dogs.

Degree and Credentials

Kennesaw State University – BS Early Childhood Education

Piedmont College – MA Early Childhood Education

  • Non-Violent Restraint
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Models and Methods for Inclusion
  • ADHD Informational Workshop
  • Assistive Technology in Inclusion Classrooms
  • Adapting Curriculum for Special Education Students
  • Math Differentiation and Assessment
  • Kindergarten Assessment of Students
  • Digital Storytelling with Movie Maker and Photo Story
  • Electronic Whiteboard Training I
  • Rev up Your Classroom with Quick and Easy Activities
  • Educator Support Training/Mentor Program
  • Learning-Focused Instructional Strategies
  • Making Materials for Balanced Literacy
  • The Autism Puzzle—Making the Pieces Fit
  • Everyday Math
  • Teaching Mathematics Effectively
  • Balanced Literacy
  • Computer Competency Intech
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Orton-Gillingham (IMSE)
  • IMSE Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham Training
  • Key Learning Center- Direct Fellow Supervision-RT Consistencies, Grammar, Paragraph Instruction, Writing Sequence, Text Structure.
  • Handwriting Without Tears, A-Z Learning
  • Computer/ Tech- Rediker Training
  • Project Read- Written Expression, Smartboard, First Aid Training
  • Project Learning Tree
  • Gary Patrick- Learning Differences, Elizabeth Reyes- “Corrective Learning: How to Treat the Causes of Learning Problem Instead of Treating the Symptoms”
  • ASD- Dr. Gary Patrick
  • Kerry Richmond- Conners – Effective Communication Within the School Setting
  • Nicole Cyphert OT- Self Regulation / Sensory Needs
  • Rediker Training
  • SmartBoard Training
  • First Aid Training


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