International School for the Arts
Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Carolyn Barnette Diaz
I grew up in Spartanburg, SC and graduated from Spartanburg High School. I received my Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstration from Berea College in Berea, KY. Working through the critical needs program at the SC State Department of Education, I earned my teaching certificate in Business Education. I received my M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership from Southern Wesleyan University and have earned an additonal 30+ graduate hours with a focus in technology. I taught at Pine Ridge Middle School for seven years before coming to Irmo High School. This is my eleventh year at Irmo High School. I also teach graduate-level Professional Development courses in technology for the school district.
At Irmo High School, I am a business education, technology, and leadership teacher. I am also the department head for the Career and Technical Education Department. In addition, I serve as the sponsor for Student Council.