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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

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...

Welcoming New Faculty and Staff for the 2019-20 School Year, Part 1

Every year the Lord brings Clapham School incredible new faculty and staff to serve the students and school community. This year is no different!

The Traditions of Clapham School's Recognition Night

 

It’s the time of year that’s packed with graduation ceremonies and parties! To ease the minds and calendars of Clapham School parents, we’ve packed a number of important graduation moments into one event we call Recognition Night.

Understanding Classical Education Terminology

 
 

As parents and teachers swept up in the classical education movement, it can sometimes be hard to get up to speed on the terminology. Whether it’s from teachers, administrators or fellow parents, there’s a lot of big and fancy words being...

Clapham School's New Website Launch

 

We're so excited to launch the new Clapham School website!

For a while we’ve been looking forward to the opportunity to update our information and visuals. As our school gathers steam in our second decade (Year 13!), we wanted to make sure the...

Peace on Earth: A Christmas Homily

If you’re like me or the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, for that matter, Christmas time may cause you to wonder, just a little bit, about that confident angelic announcement: “Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men!” In our more cynical moments, we...

3 TIPS TO HELP YOUR CHILDREN DEVELOP GRATITUDE

Gratitude is one of those qualities we all know we should practice more. In our busy family lives it can be challenging to find the right ways to develop a sense of gratitude in our kids without coming across as nagging. After all, telling your...