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Jason Barney

Jason Barney
Jason Barney is the Academic Dean at Clapham School. Jason earned his BA in Ancient Languages and English Literature from Wheaton College. In 2009 Jason joined the faculty of Clapham School and began building the Latin program and Middle School. In 2012 Jason was awarded the Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching from Hillsdale College. In May 2014 Jason completed his MA in Biblical Exegesis at Wheaton College, where he received The Tenney Award in New Testament Studies and the Hilligoss Biblical Studies Scholarship. From 2015-2016 Jason taught Upper School Latin at The Geneva School of Orlando, while serving on the Clapham School Board of Directors. In his free time he enjoys strategy games, long discussions, and good books. He and his wife Ashley are long-time members of College Church. Mr. Barney first joined the Clapham School faculty in 2009.

Recent Posts

Fall Benefit 2019 Video Invitation

Here is short video invitation and description of the Fall Gala and Benefit by Chris and Ashley Stiernagle:

What is a Self-Study? Video and Blog

Clapham School community, this year we will be completing a Self-Study as part of our re-accreditation process with our accrediting agency, the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS for short). 

Check out this video where...

An Evening with Andy Crouch

Clapham School invites you to an Evening Lecture and Q&A with Andy Crouch, author of Culture Making: Recovering our Creative Calling & The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Place. 

Lecture Title: “Culture...

Alumnus Highlight: Stephen Richmann

Stephen Richmann was in the inaugural class of Clapham's Upper School through 9th grade. He completed his high school career at St Charles East, and he is currently a Senior at Hillsdale College where he is majoring in Economics and pursuing a...

Alumna Highlight: Laura Egan

Laura Egan was in the inaugural class of Clapham's Upper School until her family moved to St. Louis. She is currently attending Wheaton College where she will be a Senior this year.  She is majoring in English Literature and minoring in French....

A Call for Focus in Learning: Part 3 - Practicing Attention

You are studying for Physics. It’s hard. The content is difficult. And truthfully, it’s a little boring. You turn on your music and grab your headphones. Some music will surely help you focus and break up the boredom, right? A text comes through....

A Call for Focus in Learning: Part 2 - The Science of Attention

A Call for Focus in Learning: Part 1 - Traditional Views of Attention

"The teacher says my child isn't paying attention well in school." 

Such a thought has put fear into the heart of many a parent. We instinctively know that paying attention is what students are supposed to do in school. When we hear that they...