Ms. Ginny Barrett
Ginny Barrett grew up in East Asheville, attended Bell Elementary School and graduated from A.C. Reynolds High School. She has a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Mars Hill College. After graduating from college Ms. Barrett worked in the childcare field and was the Director of the Eliada Child Development Center. She decided to move into public education when her children started school. Ms. Barrett taught at Emma Elementary School for 13 years before becoming the Lead Title I Teacher for Buncombe County Schools. Ms. Barrett served as Assistant Principal at Oakley Elemenatry starting in 2008 and split the Assistant Principal duties at Oakley Elementary and W. D. Williams Elementary beginning in July, 2010. Ms. Barrett joined Woodfin Elementary as Principal in July, 2011.
Ms. Barrett lives in East Asheville. She has two daughters. They graduated from A.C. Reynolds High School. Currently her oldest daughter is teaching second grade at Estes Elementary School and her youngest daughter is in her second year of law school in Durham, NC. She enjoys spending time with her daughters, watching football, reading, and seeing new places. Ms. Barrett believes that “Children are always the only future the human race has; teach them well.” She feels honored to work for such an outstanding school filled with dedicated teachers, support staff, students and families.