Barbara Barnes, Educator, Author, Consultant        President,  It’s The Kids, LLC

Teacher for ten years and School Principal for 17 years, Director of Business Parenters in Education, International Consultant: Project Based Learning, Partnerships with Business and Community, Portfolio Assessments.   Advisory Boards: UC Irvine School of Education, Dean’s Advisory Board,  Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center  & Crystal Cove Alliance, Crystal Cove State Park San Clemente, CA

Career Positions: Principal Vista Verde School - Director of Irvine Partnership In Education Program - Presenter at NAPE and IPN Conferences

Co-Coordinator of the Role of the Principal in the State of California project -Director of the Education for the Future Project

Executive Director and Training Facilitator, EFG Curriculum Collaborative -Transformation Consultant for 21st Century Prep

Principal, San Onofre School on Camp Pendleton -Coordinator of volunteer after-school program - Camp Pendleton -President, It’s The Kids, LLC


Mrs. James Roosevelt, UC Irvine & Griffith University, AU - International Partners and University Contacts: United Nations International School, 

John Fry, Retired Corporate Executive, President Community Resource Center of San Clemente, a 501C3 accepting grants  for it's the Kids LLC.

Robin Gibbs, Retired executive with VP Marketing, LabCare and NASMedical  - Speciality:  Health, Business, Careers, Pauley’s Island, SC

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