Old Fort Elementary School

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Hi, My name is Barbara Dyer and I am a fifth grade Language Arts teacher here at Old Fort Elementary. This is my fifth year teacher fourth/ fifth grade and I have loved every year of it! I graduated from McDowell Tech with an Associates degree in teaching and graduated from Mars Hill with my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.
I have lived here in the town of Old Fort all of my life and I wouldn't want to be any where else, well except maybe Daytona Beach, but I know I would eventually miss my mountains!
I have two beautiful daughters, a beautiful step-daughter, and a handsome teenage grandson and a beautiful 1 year old grandson. The only thing I love as much as my husband, family, friends, and four small poodles is teaching! These things are my life. They're the reasons I get up every day! 
I knew at a very young age that I wanted to be a teacher. I love being able to make a difference in the lives of my students. It is a reward when you see their faces light up when they experience that Ah-Ha moment, or they realize they have mastered a skill. I firmly believe in respecting the individuality of each child and teaching in different ways to meet the needs of each.
Please feel free to contact me anytime with questions or concerns.
Barbara Dyer