The Michigan National Board Certified Teacher’s Network commends Gompers Elementary-Middle School Teacher Arterra Barnes for receiving the National Board Certified Teacher Award! Barnes is one of the thousands of teachers across the nation that achieved the highest professional credential available to teachers.

Barnes was selected for this award due to her dedication to the profession of teaching and commitment to improving learning for students at Gompers. In honor of the achievement, Barnes will be recognized by introducing her to the Michigan State Board of Education in Lansing on April 12, 2016.