Leif Barsness



Mr. Barsness


Per. 1 English 7-8
Per. 2 English 7-8
Per. 3 English 3-4 Honors
Per. 4 Lunch
Per. 5 Title One
Per. 6 Title One
Per. 7 Planning Period

Leif Barsness has been teaching language arts at Apollo since 2004.  He received his bachelor of science in secondary education from the University of Wisconsin in 2003, and his Master of Education degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University in December of 2009. 

Aside from teaching, Leif is the English department head and also Apollo's Title One Coordinator, a job that has him managing the Title One instructional aides and the school's before and after school learning center, working with the the Title One budget, and assisting in the school's many Title One programs. 

Also, he teaches an adult English night class on campus for family members of Apollo students who wish to increase their English language skills.  This class is designed to bring our community closer to Apollo and serve a need for our students' families and neighbors.