Barb brings 20 years of teaching experience in the field of English. She has taught English 9, Advanced English 9, American Literature, Creative Writing, Senior Reading, Senior Writing, Mythology, Mystery Literature, and Reading Workshop. She also also worked in two separate charter schools at the high school level. She has earned her National Board certification and her masters degree in Educational Leadership. Barb is married to Oshkosh North alum and high school sweetheart Dr. Ryan Ames who owns Insight Eye Care. Barb & Ryan have 2 children, Caden and Lilli.