Phone: (256) 845-0626
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Teresa Barksdale
My name is Teresa Barksdale; I am the guidance counselor at Williams Avenue Elementary. I graduated from Athens State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education. I have my Master’s Degree and Education Specialist Degree in School Counseling from the University of West Alabama. This is my fourth year as the guidance counselor for Williams Avenue Elementary. I taught Special Education for seven years at Fort Payne Middle School. As the Guidance Counselor at William Avenue Elementary I will focus on assisting and supporting parents, students, our school, and our community in achieving goals and success. Please feel free to contact me at any time.
On a personal note, I am married to Tim Barksdale who is a teacher in the DeKalb County School System. We have four children, Laurene, Joshua, Matthew, and Trulie.