Barb Marchetti

Ms. Barbara Marchetti began her career in the North St. Paul, Maplewood, Oakdale school district as a special education teacher at John Glenn M.S. in 2004. Throughout her years in the school district, Mrs. Marchetti has served as a Special Education Teacher, Special Education District Lead and Trainer, Behavior Interventionist, and ELA Teacher. Ms. Marchetti worked the next ten years in partnership with MDE as a statewide system of support for schools identified for additional support. Ms. Marchetti has also worked as a Special Education Director, Principal, and as a Director for the Statewide System of Support.

Ms. Marchetti holds a license as Director of Special Education, Principal, Special Education Teacher, and a K – 6 Elementary Education and grades 6-8 social studies. In addition to the licenses, Ms. Marchetti is a nationally Certified trainer of Orton Gillingham. She has years of experience teaching dyslexia. Barb has also been an active speaker for Gillette Children’s Miracle Network, and Adjunct Professor, University of St. Thomas.

In her free time, Ms. Marchetti enjoys spending time with her adult twin children Alicia and Dominic and many other family members. She also enjoys reading books, working in her yard, and spending time with her dogs.

Finally, Ms. Marchetti is passionate about the success of all students. She thrives on challenges to identify, interrupt, and challenge the status quo of inequities in educational settings. Her greatest reward is to see children reap the rewards of equitable practices within the education system.