Employee Spotlight

Kiley Barton

ES, AF, English DC, English HSST, Testing Site Coordinator

Kiley Barton

What did you do prior to SMCS?

I taught 2nd and 4th grade in the classroom.

How long have you been with SMCS?

9 Years

Where did you grow up?

San Pedro until I was in 6th grade, then moved to the Antelope Valley.

Where did you go to college?

California State University Fresno

Where do you live?


What areas do you serve for SMCS?

Lancaster to Van Nuys, back up to Chatsworth and Porter Ranch. And the the areas in between.

What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about SMCS?

Flexibility for the staff and the students. Personal relationships between the teachers, parents, and students.

Do (did) you homeschool your kids?

I homeschool my 9th grader currently (Spring 2018). I have not homeschooled my children before now.

What is your favorite curriculum?

Moving Beyond the Page (K-5), Comprehend/Advanced Academics (6-8), Apex and IEM syllabi (High School)- I would put IEW in any curriculum grades 3rd-10th.

What is your favorite read aloud book?

Christina Katerina and the Box- Oldie but goodie

What is your favorite field trip?

LA Zoo or Santa Barbara Zoo

What is your area of expertise?


What is your dream summer vacation?

To spend a month in Kauai, Hawaii.

What is your favorite subject to teach?


What do you like to do in your free time?

Most of my free time is spent with my kids, but I do like to go camping whenever I get a chance, and I love summer on the lake with the boat.

What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?

I have 3 kiddos, one of which is my stepdaughter. She is in college.

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