Ronald Barker » Biography

Biography

Academic Credentials:
Master of Education in Educational Leadership, American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN 
Bachelor of Music Education, Cum Laude, Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN;
Holds Florida Department of Education Certificates in Educational Leadership (All levels) and Music Education (K-12)

Personal:
Resident of Columbia County 27 years
Married for 25 years with 5 children, of which, 3 attend Belmont Academy and one is a Belmont graduate currently attending the University of Central Florida.

Profile:
Prior to his two years as Principal of Belmont Academy, Ron Barker was Assistant Principal at Belmont Academy for three years. Continuing as principal, he is committed to upholding a vision leading everyone at Belmont Academy to their greatest potential. He has over 20 years of experience as a private music instructor. In addition, he has worked 23 years in positions encompassing sales, management, personnel training, and business finance. He enjoys performing on his trumpet on a regular basis with the Gateway City Big Band.