Jana Barnhouse graduated from Ohio University in 1988 with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and a minor concentration in Computer Science and Mathematics. In 1998 she completed her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota.
Mrs. Barnhouse began her teaching career at the International School of Bethioua in Algeria. She then moved to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where she taught elementary school for three years before moving to International Schools Group in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1991. During her tenure in Dhahran, Mrs. Barnhouse has taught grades 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8. Her most recent appointment was as principal of the Dhahran Elementary Middle School in 2006.
Current initiatives at Dhahran Elementary Middle School