David Barnes

David A. Barnes

I graduated for Leon High School, Tallahassee, FL in 1987.  I enlisted in the Navy fresh out of high school.  I was stationed in Great Lake, IL and Pearl Harbor, HI.  I served in the 1st Gulf War on the U.S.S. Worden CG-18.  After my discharge in 1991, I attended Tallahassee Community College (AA) and Florida State University (BA) in History.  I returned to Florida State University for my (MA) in Social Science Education.  I married my wife Shareen in 1999, we have a dog and a cat.  I have 15 years of teaching and coaching experience.  I spent my first  13 years of teaching and coaching in Florida.  Two years ago my wife and I moved to Texas.  Northwest High school is my first teaching and coaching job in Texas.  I currently teach U.S. History and coach the defensive line on the varsity football team.




AA Tallahassee Community College
BA Florida State University in History
MS Florida State University in Social Science Education


Social Science Education 7-12

Work History

99-00 Fairview Middle School, Tallahassee, FL
00-01 FSU High School, Tallahassee, FL
01-05 Lawton Chiles High School, Tallahassee, FL
07-11 Wekiva High School, Apopka, FL
12-14 Wewahitchka High School, Wewahitchka, FL
14-16 Nortwest High School, Justin , TX


I wrote the Integrated Social Science curriculum for the Florida State University High School.

Head Baseball Coach at Wewahitchka High School. The 1st game I ever coached as a head coach was a 10-0 no hitter.  The team went to the regional semi-finals in 2013.