Ms. Josie Parent

Ms. Parent comes to Founders Classical Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management from Clarkson University. Her recent experience includes teaching for Classical Conversations, and classically homeschooling her own children for five years, including leading a variety of learning cooperatives. Prior to teaching, she worked in the Silicon Valley as a Product Marketing Engineer for NEC Electronics. Mrs. Barkocy has a passion for classical education and finds joy in the opportunity to engage children through hands-on activities and exploration. She loves the opportunity to bring her prior experience into the classroom as she walks beside families to develop a positive, effective learning experience for students. Mrs. Barkocy and her husband live in Leander and have two children.