Angela Wayne Barnes


Bachelor's Degree: Early Childhood Education, Florida A&M University 2003

Master's Degree:  Human Ecology, Louisiana State University 2006

Phone: (225) 578-3871

Fax: (225) 578-9135


Office: 111Q Peabody Hall 



Angela Barnes is an instructor in the School of Education and supervisor for student teachers. She has over 16 years of experience in early childhood education and administration. Her experience includes working with early childhood programs in various settings including private child care, Early Head Start, public schools, and laboratory schools. Her areas of interests include early childhood program assessment and teacher leadership and development.

Selected Publications

Barnes, A. (2018). Implementing change in early childhood programs. Collaborations, Winter 2018, pg. 19 -20.

Franklin, Z.I., Barnes, A., & Webster, E.K. (2018). Physical activity participation during preschool health-related summer camps. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 40 (Suppl), S27. [North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity in Denver, CO.]

Wayne, A., DiCarlo, C., Burts, D., Benedict J. (2007).  Increasing the Literacy Behaviors of Preschool Children Through Environmental Modification and Teacher Mediation Journal of Research in Childhood Education.  22 (1).

Aghayan, C., Schellhaas, A. Wayne, A., Burts, D., Buchanan, T., & Benedict, J. (2005). Project Katrina. Early Childhood Research and Practice. 7(1).

Selected Presentations

Barnes, A. & Jenkins, C. (2019, June) Loose Parts: A Cost-Effective Way to Enhance Learning. Presentation at Louisiana Teacher Leader Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana